Category Archives: Forum Shopping

The different ways by which forum shopping may be committed

There is forum shopping “when a party repetitively avails of several judicial remedies in different courts, simultaneously or successively, all substantially founded on the same transactions and the same essential facts and circumstances, and all raising substantially the same issues … Continue reading

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Except when otherwise specifically required by law or rule, pleadings need not be under oath, verified or accompanied by affidavit

Respondent filed her complaint for damages against petitioner on July 19, 1995, when the 1964 Rules of Court was still in effect.  Rule 7, Section 6 of the 1964 Rules of Court provided: Sec. 6. Verification.—A pleading is verified only … Continue reading

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