No way to tell on the scant info you provided. The quoted phrases are lifted out of context: one a judges reported quote, and the other from a "website"--that is NOT even close to reasonable or sufficient sourcing to make an assessment about YOUR specific case--the facts of which you did not post at all.
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I'm sorry, but what you failed to do was consult with an attorney before getting involved in this case. Federal court is no place for an unrepresented plaintiff.
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