Allocation of Fault to John Doe: What You Need to Know

You might find it hard to believe. However, John Doe actually does exist in real life. It’s hard to quantify how many people are really called John Doe. After all, it’s a name commonly used in lawsuits for unidentifiable persons. With that said, it’s hard to imagine how a John Doe defendant could ever be allocated fault. The New Jersey Court Rules actually provide for using the name John Doe when the given name and surname of a party is unknown. The court refers to these individuals as “fictitious.” However, that doesn’t mean that your accident claim is made up – just that you haven’t been able to identify the culpable defendant. Meanwhile, it’s not just individuals who are assigned fictitious names in legal pleadings. You might see a business entity referred to as ABC Company or XYZ Company as a named defendant. The court will understand that you haven’t been able to identify the “real” defendants, because…

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