Helena Chemical Company v. Porter et al
ORDER granting pltf's 95 Motion for Default Judgment; judgment will be entered accordingly. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 3/30/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY
doing business as HELENA FINANCE
DANNY W. PORTER; SARAH
PORTER, JUSTIN PORTER, and
PORTER FARMS, a partnership
NO: 4:10CV01193 SWW
Plaintiff Helena Chemical Company (“HCC”) commenced this action pursuant to the
Court’s diversity jurisdiction against Defendants Danny W. Porter, Sarah Porter, Justin Porter,
and Porter Farms, a partnership, seeking money due under a credit sales agreement and
promissory note. HCC settled its claims against Justin Porter, who is no longer a party to this
action. By order entered February 22, 2012, the Court granted in part HCC’s motion for a
default judgment to the extent that the Court found Danny W. Porter, Sarah Porter, and Porter
Farms to be in default by reason of their failure to answer or respond to the amended complaint.
See docket entry #97.
The Court afforded Defendants an opportunity to be heard on the issue
of damages, giving them a period of fifteen days from the entry of the Court’s order in which to
file objections to HCC’s claim for damages and attorney fees. The Court specifically advised
Defendants that if no objections were filed, the Court would enter judgment against them, jointly
and severally, for the amount claimed by HCC. As of the date of this order, no objections have
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion for a default judgment (docket
entry #95) is GRANTED. Pursuant to the default judgment entered together with this order, this
case is DISMISSED in its entirety.
IT IS SO ORDERED THIS 30TH DAY OF MARCH, 2012..
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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