Keeping Pro Se Litigants At Bay

Law360, New York (December 19, 2016, 3:46 PM EST) -- Michael Walden

David Northrip

David Swaney Pro se litigation can be a time-consuming cost of doing business, particularly for large, well-known companies. Pro se complaints come in all shapes and sizes.

Some are handwritten, while others are carefully typed. Some complaints are short and cryptic, while others are lengthy diatribes addressing numerous alleged grievances. Some are copied largely from complaints filed by attorneys in other cases, while others assert unique or difficult-to-discern theories of liability. Though pro se cases occasionally include interesting, even amusing, claims, like all litigation, they must be taken seriously.

In our prior article, Prevent Pro Se Litigation...

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