If you're going to file a lawsuit against someone, you'd
better explain the basis for it. A complaint doesn't need to include much
detail, but it must at least allege facts showing that you've been wronged and
that you are entitled to a remedy of some sort. In federal court, you must...
When you think of sanctions, your mind probably
goes to Rule 11 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. But what about Rule
37(b)(2)? It says that:
if a party . . . fails to obey an order to provide or
permit discovery, . . . a judge of the court in which the action is
pending may make such orders in...