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A motion for default judgment

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Default Judgment, Litigation, Motions

A court may consider any undisputedly authentic document that a defendant attaches as an exhibit to a motion to dismiss if the plaintiff’s claims are based on the document

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Dismiss For Failure To State A Claim, Evidence, Litigation, Motions

Subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction are distinct and independent

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Lack of subject matter jurisdiction, Personal Jurisdiction

Motion for reconsideration

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Litigation, Motions, Reconsideration

Amending pleading

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Amend Pleadings, Litigation, Motions

Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11, a district court may impose sanctions on parties or their attorneys

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Litigation, Motions, Sanctions

A magistrate judge may hear and determine any non-dispositive pretrial matter pending before a district court, including motions to amend pleadings

Posted in *All Posts, *Federal Court, Judicial Discretion, Litigation, Motions, Procedure

The fundamental question in a discovery rule case is whether the facts presented would alert a reasonable person, exercising ordinary diligence, that he or she was injured due to the fault of another

Posted in *All Posts, Negligence, Statute of Limitations, Torts

Upon the granting of an order confirming, modifying or correcting an arbitration award, a judgment or decree shall be entered by the court in conformity therewith and be enforced as any other judgment or decree

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Arbitration, Litigation

A court is authorized to relieve a party from a final judgment

Posted in *All Posts, Litigation, Motions, Relief from judgment

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