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231 Pa. Code Rule 1042.2. Complaint.

Rule 1042.2. Complaint.

 (a)  A complaint shall identify each defendant against whom the plaintiff is asserting a professional liability claim.

   Official Note

   It is recommended that the complaint read as follows:


(name) is a licensed professional with offices in
County, Pennsylvania. Plaintiff is asserting a professional liability claim against this defendant.’’

 (b)  A defendant may raise by preliminary objections the failure of the complaint to comply with subdivision (a) of this rule.

   Official Note

   The filing of preliminary objections pursuant to Rule 1042.2(b) is not a prerequisite to the filing of a notice of intent to enter a judgment of non pros on a professional liability claim pursuant to Rule 1042.6.


   The provisions of this Rule 1042.2 adopted January 27, 2003, effective immediately, 33 Pa.B. 748; amended June 16, 2008, effective immediately, 38 Pa.B. 3481. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (316383) to (316384).

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