Global Linen Exports, GmbH, vs. Texvision, Inc., et al.

Judgment by Court After Default


This is a copy of the Judgment by Court After Default, signed by the Hon. Susan Bryant-Deason in the case of Global Linen Exports, GmbH vs. Texvision, Inc., et al., Los Angeles Supeior Court, Case no. BC 355309. The court awarded a total judgment of $173,995.24, which included $60,000 in punitive damages for Fraud.

Notably, a judgment based on fraud is not dischargeable in bankruptcy. 11 U.S.C. 523(a). Under California law, a default judgment is considered "actually litigated" for the purposes of invoking collateral estoppel principles if the judgment debtor files for bankruptcy. Younie v. Gonya (In re Younie), 211 B.R. 367, 375 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 1997). Under the Rooker-Feldman doctrine and res judicata principle, bankruptcy courts will honor a state court's judgment of fraud as not being dischargeable.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Reference Info:Decision | State, 9th Circuit, California | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Robin Mashal, Century City Law Group, APC | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Century City Law Group, APC on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.