19 Cited authorities

  1. Pryor v. Nat'l Collegiate Athletic Ass'n

    288 F.3d 548 (3d Cir. 2002)   Cited 1,296 times
    Holding that "[a]lthough a district court may not consider matters extraneous to the pleadings, a document integral to or explicitly relied upon in the complaint may be considered without converting the motion to dismiss in one for summary judgment"
  2. Brown v. Philip Morris Inc.

    250 F.3d 789 (3d Cir. 2001)   Cited 1,004 times
    Holding property and contract rights are statutorily, not constitutionally, protected and therefore a conspiracy to violate those rights is an insufficient foundation for a § 1985 claim
  3. Grand Entertainment Group v. Star Media Sales

    988 F.2d 476 (3d Cir. 1993)   Cited 873 times
    Holding that the "'person for the time being in charge' of any office or usual place of business of the defendants for purposes of Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 402 must either be an individual with some direct connection to the party to be served or one zohom the process server determines to be authorized, on the basis of her representation of authority, as evidenced by the affidavit of service"
  4. Deluca v. Accessit Group, Inc.

    695 F. Supp. 2d 54 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)   Cited 493 times
    Holding for a document to be incorporated by reference, “the complaint must make ‘a clear, definite and substantial reference to the documents'”
  5. Tarr v. Ciasulli

    181 N.J. 70 (N.J. 2004)   Cited 302 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that aiding and abetting liability requires that "the party whom the defendant aids must perform a wrongful act that causes an injury"
  6. Lampe v. Xouth, Inc.

    952 F.2d 697 (3d Cir. 1991)   Cited 163 times
    Holding that effective service of process is a prerequisite to proceeding further in a case
  7. Gerety v. Hilton Casino Resort

    184 N.J. 391 (N.J. 2005)   Cited 86 times
    Listing requirements for a prima facie case of discrimination
  8. Tyson v. Cigna Corp.

    918 F. Supp. 836 (D.N.J. 1996)   Cited 52 times
    Holding that § 10-5:12 does not provide for individual liability because it "does not include any of the phrases that so clearly provide a basis for individual liability under other subparts" of LAD
  9. Gonzalez v. Thomas Built Buses, Inc.

    268 F.R.D. 521 (M.D. Pa. 2010)   Cited 30 times
    Holding plaintiff did not shown good cause for failure to serve where sent request to defendant to waive service and defendant refused
  10. Sweet-Springs v. Dep't of Children & Families

    Civil No. 12-706(FLW) (D.N.J. Jun. 17, 2013)   Cited 13 times
    Finding predecessor to NJDCPP protected by Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 346,675 times   923 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,253 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  13. Section 1981 - Equal rights under the law

    42 U.S.C. § 1981   Cited 37,932 times   237 Legal Analyses
    Granting equal rights to "make and enforce contracts" without regard to race