Update on Service by Mail in Japan
Last week, Japan made a new declaration of opposition to service by postal channels under the Hague Service Convention. This resolves a traditional and longstanding difficulty.
Case of the Day: Moore v. Toyota
The case of the day is Moore v. Toyota Motor Corp. (E.D. La. 2017). It’s a simple case, but judge Sarah Vance gets everything right. The plaintiff, Robert Moore, alleged that his Toyota Corolla had a defective airbag, and that he was injured by the airbag when he was involved in an accident in 2016. […]
Case of the Day: Bulmer v. Nissan Motor Co.
The case of the day is Bulmer v. Nissan Motor Co., 2017 SKCA 19 (Sask. Ct. App. 2017). Friend of the Blog Alejandro Manevich brought it to my attention. Darin Bulmer brought a purported class action against Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., the Japanese automaker, in the Court of Queen’s Bench in Regina, Saskatchewan. He served […]
Case of the Day: Leibovitch v. Iran
The case of the day is Leibovitch v. Islamic Republic of Iran (7th Cir. 2017). The plaintiffs were the victims of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem by members of Palestine Islamic Jihad, a terrorist group supported by the government of Iran. The plaintiffs had a default judgment against Iran for $67 million. Seeking to collect, […]
Case of the Day: Cunningham v. Cunningham
I’m happy to welcome a new guest-poster and fellow blogger, Nathan Park of Kobre Kim, who brings us a short discussion of Cunningham v. Cunningham (M.D. Fla. 2017). Welcome, Nathan! Summary This case follows a proceeding in which plaintiff ex-wife sued the defendants ex-husband and his current wife, in order to secure return of the […]