It is indeed nearly impossible, and the reason why Cherub's answer is very good.
In order to win a case you it has to have a winnable, something many lawyers are not up front about. You also have to have judicially lawful persons for defendants, not just ghosts. Lawsuits is likely to cost you dearly, in every way.
John Gilligan, is there anything the rest of us can do to help? Where are you?