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Case of the Day: DHL Global Forwarding Management Latin America v. Pfizer

The case of the day is DHL Global Forwarding Management Latin America, Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2014). DHL Global and DHL Logistics Brasil Ltda sued Itau Seguros, S.A., Pfizer, Pfizer Global Trading, and Laboratorios Pfizer Ltda, seeking a declaratory judgment regarding the extent of DHL’s liability for a partially rejected shipment of pharmaceuticals. Itau, a Brazilian company, and Pfizer’s Brazilian affiliate moved to dismiss for insufficient service of process.
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Case of the Day: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. v. Holloway Motor Cars of Manchester

The case of the day is Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. v. Holloway Motor Cars of Manchester, LLC (N.H. 2014). Several automobile dealers, including Holloway, filed a protest with the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle Industry Board, alleging that Mahindra & Mahindra, a car manufacturer in Mumbai, had violated a New Hampshire statute by wrongfully terminating an exclusive distribution agreement with Global Vehicles U.S.A., Inc., a firm which, in turn, had contracted with the dealers for the right to sell Mahindra & Mahindra cars. The Board is an administrative agency of the New Hampshire government. It has adopted rules of procedure to govern adjudicative cases. The Board entered a default judgment, and Mahindra appealed to the Superior Court, claiming that it had never properly been served with process.
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Case of the Day: Styslinger v. Styslinger

The case of the day is Styslinger v. Styslinger (Conn. Super. Ct. 2014). The plaintiff wanted to serve a post-judgment motion for contempt on the defendant, who was in the UK. She sought and received leave to make service by registered mail. The defendant moved to dismiss on the grounds that the motion had not been properly served. The judge properly denied the motion.
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