United States Seventh Circuit

Reset A A Font size: Print


There is no absolute bar to the transfer of a multidefendant suit to a district in which one of the defendants cannot be served, thus transfer of a personal injury suit from Louisiana to Wisconsin and dismissal of the defendant not served was proper.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/18/2002
  • Decided 05/31/2002
  • Published 05/31/2002


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and WOOD, JR., and POSNER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Camilo K. Salas (argued), Sessions & Fishman, New Orleans, LA, for Donald and Diana Wild., David E. McFarlane, Bell, Gierhart & Moore, Madison, WI, for Subscription Plus, Inc., Ted Waskowski (argued), Stafford & Rosenbaum, Madison, WI, for Karleen Hillery., Quentin F. Shafer (argued), East Troy, WI, Stanley Lowe, Waukesha, WI, for Choan A. Lane, Allstate Ins. Co. and Universal Underwriters, Inc., Michael Fitzpatrick (argued), Brennan, Steil, Basting & MacDougall, Janeville, WI, for Scottsdale Ins. Co., Thomas N. Klug (argued), Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, Milwaukee, WI, for Acceptance Ins. Cos., Mark M. Leitner (argued), Kravit, Gass, Hovel & Leitner, Milwaukee, WI, for Progressive Northern Ins. Co.

Copied to clipboard