SEVA Beauty, LLC v. Vitalslim Inc. et al
MOTION by Plaintiff SEVA Beauty, LLC for judgment (Agreed Motion for Entry of Consent Judgment) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Consent Judgment)(Cortez Morris, Marlen)
EXHIBIT A – CONSENT JUDGMENT
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
SEVA BEAUTY, LLC
VITALSLIM INC., RICHARD RAMOS,
and DIANE RAMOS
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff SEVA Beauty, LLC’s (“SEVA”) Complaint
for Damages as to its claims against defendants Vitalslim Inc., Richard Ramos, and Diane
Ramos (collectively, “Defendants”) (Dkt. 1) and the parties’ Agreed Motion for Entry of
Consent Judgment (Dkt. 6). SEVA and Defendants have agreed in a separate written settlement
agreement to finally resolve this litigation, and have agreed to entry of this final Consent
Judgment as an essential component of their settlement agreement.
IT IS ORDERED THAT:
The Court has original subject matter jurisdiction of this action under 28 U.S.C. §
1332 in that this is a civil action between citizens of different States where the amount in
controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000, exclusive of interest and costs.
Venue properly lies in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1391 because a
substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claims asserted herein occurred in
this judicial district and defendants consented in writing to the jurisdiction of and venue in this
JUDGMENT is HEREBY ENTERED in favor of SEVA and against Defendants,
jointly and severally, in the total amount of $250,000 for damages arising out of Defendants’
breaches of the Franchise Agreement, Sublease, and Guaranty, including lost future royalties
owed to SEVA for the remaining term of the Franchise Agreement, rent due to SEVA under the
remaining term of the Sublease, and fees and costs incurred by SEVA as a result of defendants’
breaches of the agreements.
The Court finds that Defendants have consented to the entry of this Consent
Judgment and have agreed not to appeal or otherwise attack the validity or enforceability of this
Any claims for fees (including attorneys’ fees) and costs related to this litigation
and incurred through the date of entry of this Consent Judgment have been resolved between the
parties and are hereby disposed of by this Order. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit
SEVA from seeking its attorneys’ fees and costs in connection with any actions taken to enforce
this Consent Judgment in the future.
The Court shall retain jurisdiction of this action for the purposes of implementing
and enforcing this Consent Judgment.
There being no just reason for delay, the Clerk is directed to enter this Final Judgment
IT IS SO ORDERED.
United States District Court Judge
STIPULATED AND AGREED TO BY:
Dated: April 13, 2017
SEVA BEAUTY, LLC
RICHARD RAMOS, and
By: s/ Marlén Cortez Morris
Fredric A. Cohen (IL #6198606)
Marlén Cortez Morris (IL #6291488)
CHENG COHEN LLC
311 N. Aberdeen Street, Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60607
By: s/ E. Michael Ciesla
E. Michael Ciesla
CIESLA LAW FIRM
1363 Shermer Road, Suite 306
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
Attorney for Defendants
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