“I don’t know what the rules say, but … that’s just dumb.” I recently had the rare displeasure of being completely dumbfounded by statements made by opposing counsel in a letter. Two months prior to receiving the letter, we had filed a notice of service of discovery requests that we were propounding to the Plaintiff. […]
A review of the July 1, 2016, amendments to Rule 4 of the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure.
Effect of the Statute of Limitations on a Complaint Filed without Bona Fide Intent to Serve the Defendants
ENT Associates of Alabama, P.A., et al. v. Lauryn Diane Hoke – Where a plaintiff has no bona fide intent to serve defendants at the time a complaint is filed or prior to the running of the statute of limitations, the action is not commenced and is time-barred.