Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fourth Circuit Reverses Denial of Motion to Set Aside Default

The case is Colleton Preparatory Academy, Inc. v. Hoover Universal, Inc., --- F.3d ----, 2010 WL 3042441 (4th Cir. Aug. 5, 2010). Here is Virginia Lawyers' Weekly's summary of the case:

A corporation's registered agent failed to forward suit papers, and the 4th Circuit says a district court abused its discretion when it refused to vacate entry of default against the corporation, sued by a private school for roof damage allegedly caused by the company's fire-retardant materials.

Download the PDF of the opinion here.


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