Several mistakes in a complaint -- including typographical errors, the failure to state damages and the misspellings of both defendants' names -- are insufficient causes to dismiss the action, a New York judge has ruled. "With all due respect to counsel," the defendants' attorney had written in an affirmation in support of a motion to dismiss the case, "your Affiant in my almost 25 years of practice, has rarely seen a pleading so devoid of content and specifications."
Case Proceeds Despite Typos, Failure to State Damages in Complaint
New York Law Journal
January 26, 2009