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Over defendant’s objection, plaintiffs may dismiss case before trial (access required)

Although the defendant argued he expended funds answering the complaint, preparing discovery requests, conducting two depositions and preparing a motion for summary judgment, the court held such costs were not so extensive as to give rise to substantial prejudice. As a result, it let the plaintiffs voluntarily dismiss their suit without prejudice. Background The plaintiffs filed their ...