We regularly encounter lawyers who cringe at the thought that the biggest expense involved in service of process abroad is often translation. Their misconception is either that language is no big deal, or that translators are a dime a dozen. Neither is true, but sticker shock can still be… well, shocking. So how do
Be Mick Jagger (Rule 12 dismissals when the plaintiff screws up)
By Aaron Lukken on
[Originally published at vikinglaw.us]
Good old 12(b)(6). The Rolling Stones Rule. Failure to state a claim for which relief can be granted (I can’t get no Satisfaction).
It’s the defense litigator’s go-to basis for dismissal. Graceful, poignant, utterly classic.
Sure, the plaintiff was harmed. Sure, the defendant caused it. But there’s…