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Tort/Negligence – Dog-Bite – Unknown Police Officer – John Doe Defendant – Limitations (access required)

Plaintiff's naming of a Fairfax police officer as a John Doe defendant because plaintiff did not know the officer's name in a case arising out of a dog-bite did not toll the applicable two-year statute of limitations, and defendant's plea in bar is sustained. Plaintiff initially filed suit for personal injuries naming a county board of ...