E-Mail Delivery of Complaint to Clerk Tolls Statute of Limitations: Seventh Circuit

In Farley v. Koepp, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that an action is timely commenced where a complaint is delivered to the clerk before the statute of limitations expires, regardless of defects in the complaint’s form. Practical Law Litigation In a June 8, 2015 decision, Farley v. Koepp, the US…

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Delivery of Complaint to Court Tolls Statute of Limitations: Ninth Circuit

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held, in Escobedo v. Applebee’s, that under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP) 3, a complaint is deemed timely filed when it is delivered to the court’s clerk. In a June 4, 2015 decision, Escobedo v. Applebee’s, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit…

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