Tag: Japan

  • Case of the Day: Cutting Edge Technologies v. Nosyuiaido

    The ultimate goal of an action for damages is collection. The judgment is just a piece of paper, and if you’re the plaintiff you need to have a plan to get from judgment to execution. Today’s case of the day, Cutting Edge Technologies, Inc. v. Nosyuiaido (D. Md. 2012), is a great example. Cutting Edge […]

  • Case of the Day: Foster v. Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

    The case of the day, Foster v. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (S.D. Ala. 2011), is a service of process dispute involving a Japanese defendant. Foster sued Mazda Motor Corp. and others for wrongful death after her husband was killed in an auto accident. Her claim was that the accident was caused “by catastrophic failure and tread […]

  • Case of the Day: Harris v. NGK North American, Inc.

    Revised, with a discussion of the implications of the Volkswagen case. The case of the day, Harris v. NGK North Am., Inc. (Pa. Super. Ct. 2011), is one of a series of cases that has taken a position, one way or the other, on whether Article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention permits service by […]

  • Digest for March 2, 2011

    Hammond v. Hammond (N.C. Ct. App. 2011). Affirming denial of motion to dismiss for insufficient service of process where the plaintiff effected service in Japan via the Japanese central authority and where a certificate from the authority indicated that service had been effected.