9 Cited authorities

  1. Petrucelli v. Bohringer & Ratzinger

    46 F.3d 1298 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 842 times
    Holding "a district court may not consider the fact that the statute of limitation has run until after [the court] has conducted an examination of good cause"
  2. Adams v. Alliedsignal Gen. Aviation Avionics

    74 F.3d 882 (8th Cir. 1996)   Cited 253 times
    Holding there was no abuse of discretion in refusing to extend Fed.R.Civ.P. 4 deadline even though the statute of limitation barred plaintiffs claims
  3. Boley v. Kaymark

    123 F.3d 756 (3d Cir. 1997)   Cited 241 times
    Holding that the "running of the statute of limitations is a factor supporting the discretionary granting of an extension of time to make service under Rule 4(m)"
  4. Chiang v. United States Small Business Administration

    331 F. App'x 113 (3d Cir. 2009)   Cited 114 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing the action without prejudice and denying appellants' request for an extension of time to perfect service where appellants offered no explanation for four year delay in perfecting service
  5. Jumpp v. Jerkins

    Civil No. 08-6268 (RBK/KMW), (Docket Nos. 49, 51, 64, 72, 74, 86) (D.N.J. Mar. 1, 2010)   Cited 23 times
    Noting that "Fashion Page requires more than the mere asking of a person whether he is authorized to accept service of process" and that it requires a process server to "go to the corporation's actual offices"
  6. Sanders–Darigo v. Careersusa

    847 F. Supp. 2d 778 (E.D. Pa. 2012)   Cited 11 times
    Finding that Plaintiff's reason to request an extension - Defendant's failure to execute waiver of service - was not good cause mandating an extension of time
  7. Barrentine v. N.J. Transit & Amalgamated Transit Union Local 822

    Civ. No. 12-3936 (KM) (D.N.J. Aug. 28, 2013)   Cited 2 times
    Finding that, although the plaintiff failed to show good cause for failure to timely serve the defendant, a discretionary extension of time was nonetheless appropriate because of the plaintiff's good faith efforts and the lack of resulting prejudice to the defendant
  8. 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 349,819 times   936 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  9. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 70,198 times   126 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