default judgment

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Noun1.default judgment - a judgment entered in favor of the plaintiff when the defendant defaults (fails to appear in court)
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Poly said in a statement, "Today, a panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied GN Netcom's request for the entry of default judgment in its favor in its antitrust case against Plantronics.
Court documents said Missguided USA failed to defend itself and a default judgment was made, awarding Kardashian West PS2.1m in damages as well as about PS47,000 in legal fees.
The Sun-Times first reported that, on April 23, a Cook County judge entered a default judgment against Kelly after he and his lawyer didn't respond to summonses in a lawsuit filed against him in February.
Where an appeals panel of the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal affirmed a driver's conviction by default judgment of a civil traffic violation ("Motor Vehicle Plates for Persons with Disabilities"), there was no error, as the driver failed to appear for his scheduled arraignment.
Lindsey McCune, pro se, appeals the circuit court's order denying her motion to reopen the default judgment entered in favor of Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.
27, 2017, Plaintiff moved for default judgment, and the court held a hearing on the matter.
However, as he is said to have not responded to the complaint, Take-Two filed for a default judgment. The company then asked the New York federal court to fine Perez with the maximum statutory damages, amounting to $150,000 (Rs 1.06 crore approx), along with $69,686 in attorney fees.
An Archdale restaurant owner wasn't properly served with notice of a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania court, and so a default judgment rendered against him has been ruled invalid by the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
17-55776, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (October 15, 2018) Defendants Yan Sara Zhang and Sealink Insurance Service Corporation appealed from the district court's denial of their motion to set aside the entry of default and default judgment against them.
Where plaintiffs allege a valid agreement to pay for wholesale pet supplies and provided the relevant purchase orders, invoices, packing lists, and requests for payment, and the defendants did not appear, plead or otherwise defend their failure to pay, a default judgment is granted.
'According to press reports issued today, a Malaysian court just issued a default judgment against the M/Y Equanimity, which is the defendant in rem at issue in this appeal.