Tag: service by mail

  • Case of the Day: TracFone Wireless v. Doe

    The case of the day TracFone Wireless, Inc. v. Doe (S.D. Fla. 2011), is one of those rare cases that is so wrong that I hope it does not get into the F. Supp.2d, so as to avoid misleading lawyers. First, a summary of the case. Tracfone filed a John Doe complaint against unknown defendants […]

  • Case of the Day: Hughes v. Ashton

    The case of the day Hughes v. Ashton (Cal. Ct. App. 2011), a case on service of process in Chile, is clear and well-reasoned. Three cheers for Judge Reardon! Hughes and Ashton had a dispute over real property in California that they had jointly owned. Hughes wrote a letter concerning the dispute to Ashton at […]

  • Case of the Day: Dyer v. Can-Truck, Inc.

    In the case of the day, Dyer v. Can-Truck, Inc. (N.D. Ohio 2011), Frank Dyer alleged that while he was riding a motorcycle near Lima, Ohio, he was injured when struck by a truck driven by Jaswinder Sekhon and owned by Can-Truck, Inc. Sekhon resided in Ontario, and Can-Truck had its place of business there. […]

  • Case of the Day: JB Custom, Inc. v. Amadeo Rossi, S.A.

    The case of the day is JB Custom, Inc. v. Amadeo Rossi, S.A. (N.D. Ind. 2011). JB Custom, a firearm manufacturer, designed and sold the “Mare’s Leg”, a custom lever-action gun. It sued Amadeo Rossi and Forjas Taurus, two Brazilian firms, for trademark infringement and for breach of an “exclusivity agreement”. JB Custom attempted to […]

  • Case of the Day: Derrevere v. Mirabella Foundation

    The Case of the Day is Jon D. Derrevere, P.A. v. Mirabella Foundation (M.D. Fla. 2011). Derrevere was Mirabella’s lawyer. He had represented Mirabella, apparently a Panamanian entitiy,  in Naseer v. Mirabella Foundation, in which Mirabella was accused of a fraudulent transfer of real estate. Although Panama is a party to the Inter-American Convention on […]