United States Seventh Circuit

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DAVIS v. HUTCHINS, 01-4189

District court's entry of default judgment against appellant was not an abuse of discretion, based on his pattern of continuing and willful disregard for the underlying litigation, and for federal court procedure. Without class certification, class damages are vacated.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/04/2002
  • Decided 02/26/2003
  • Published 02/26/2003

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • David J. Philipps (Argued), Gomolinski & Philipps, Hickory Hills, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Charles T. Hutchins (Argued), Farmingdale, NJ, for Defendant-Appellant.