1. Involuntary Dismissal
The plaintiff’s claim may also be involuntarily dismissed by court order. Some of the grounds for involuntary dismissal include: (1) plaintiff’s failure to prosecute; (2) plaintiff’s failure to obey court orders; (3) lack of jurisdiction or venue; or (4) plaintiff’s failure to join an indispensable party. In general, involuntary dismissals are ordered with prejudice, meaning the claim cannot be brought again in the future.
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