CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Sylvest Farms, Inc.

Filing 18

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 5/8/2009. (cc, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC., Plaintiff, v. SYLVEST FARMS, INC., Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:09cv83-MHT (WO) OPINION This cause is before the court on plaintiff CSX Transportation, Inc.'s motion for entry of a default judgment in the amount of $ 124,438.22, plus interests and costs, against defendant Sylvest Farms, Inc. The record in this case reflects that the defendant was served with a copy of the summons and complaint; it has failed to respond to the summons and complaint within the time allowed; and it has failed to respond to an order of this court to show cause as to why final judgment should not be entered against it. Accordingly, this court is of the opinion that the plaintiff's motion for entry of default judgment should be granted and that judgment by default in the amount requested should be entered against the defendant. DONE, this the 8th day of May, 2009. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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