Monea v. Zimmerman, No. 91-4127 (1992)

Is a default judgment an appropriate sanction for failing to turn over documents and respond to interrogatories in the bankruptcy proceeding?

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The Court of Appeals ruled that a default judgment was appropriate when the defendants were given multiple extensions and accommodations to complete production requests. Also, the court ruled that the mere fact that a defendant is appearing pro se does not affect a courts ability to sanction parties for non-compliance with court orders.

Case and case summary are also available online at: http://www.mlmlegal.com/legal-cases/Monea_v_ZimmermanNo91-4127-1992.php

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Published In: Bankruptcy Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, MLM / Direct Sales Updates, MLM Consulting / Network Marketing Updates

Reference Info:State, 6th Circuit, Ohio | United States

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