I am filing a pro se civil suit against Medicare asking the court to have them cover a prescription drug for "off label" use. My original complaint was returned to me for correction and I amended it prior to it being served to defendant. I have not yet received notice that defendant's have been served notice of this action. I have since made corrections to my complaint and would like to submit these to the court. I found this information in US Southern District of Florida filing requirements
"An amended complaint is filed to change a previously-filed complaint. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(1), a party may amend its complaint once without the permission of the Court within 21 days after serving the complaint - or - within 21 days after service of an answer or other responsive motion filed pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 12(b), (e) or (f). If these conditions apply, an amended complaint may be filed. The filer must also file a summons for each defendant named in the amended complaint including all defendants named in the original complaint. "
SMH - another Federal pro-se litigant looking to get sanctioned in Federal court armed with good intentions. You are already on a greased slide to a bad result, BEFORE this gets out of hand, if you think the case warrants a Federal lawsuit, it warrants retaining a lawyer, even at your expense, to handle the litigation properly. If you cant or won't hire a lawyer to handle a Federal lawsuit, you need to find some other means of resolving the dispute than a Federal lawsuit.
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It seems that you have answered your own question by quoting the rules. Also, I agree with the other answer that you should not go to Federal Court without an attorney
Here is an idea: if the complaint is not much different than what you filed before file a "corrected" amended complaint and serve it ASAP. While this is not standard practice and is not to be encouraged, if it truly is a correction most courts and lawyers will not object if it is done quickly. Otherwise, you will need court permission.
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