Case of the Day: Chembulk Houston v. M/V Monte Alegre
The case of the day is Chembulk Houston Pte. Ltd. v. M/V Monte Alegre (S.D. Tex. 2018). Chembulk had won a judgment against German defendants. The question was whether the $1,425 the plaintiff incurred in serving process via the Hague Service Convention was taxable as costs. Why so much? Well, the plaintiff had hired a […]
Case of the Day: DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc. v. Roland
The case of the day is DLJ Mortgage Capital, Inc. v. Roland (D.V.I. 2015). DLJ had obtained a summary judgment against Lincoln and Leila Roland. The case apparently involved a foreclosure, and so the court directed the clerk to provide a copy of the judgment to the marshal for service on the Rolands, who lived […]
Case of the Day: Law Office of G.A. Lambert v. Davidoff
The case of the day is Law Office of G.A. Lambert & Associates v. Davidoff (D.D.C. 2014). The action was for failure to pay legal fees. It ended in a default judgment.