Westfield Insurance Company v. Buco Building Constructors Inc et al

Filing 27

MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Chief Judge Karon O Bowdre on 8/28/14. (SAC )

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FILED 2014 Aug-28 PM 01:53 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION WESTFIELD INSURANCE CO., Plaintiff, v. BUCO BUILDING CONTRACTORS, INC., et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.2:13-cv-1824-KOB MEMORANDUM OPINION The magistrate judge filed a report and recommendation on July 15, 2014 (doc. 25), recommending that the court grant the Plaintiff’s “Motion for Default Judgment (doc. 19) and enter judgment in favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $2,502,404.49. No party filed any objections. Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the report and recommendation, the court ADOPTS the magistrate judge’s report and ACCEPTS his recommendation to grant the motion for default judgment and enter judgment in the Plaintiff’s favor for the amount specified above. The court finds that nothing in the record refutes the Plaintiff’s claim of entitlement to the sums due under the indemnity agreement, and that the Plaintiff’s claims for attorneys fees, consultant fees, costs and expenses are reasonable. The court will enter a separate Order in conformity with this opinion. DONE and ORDERED this 28th day of August, 2014. ____________________________________ KARON OWEN BOWDRE CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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