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MARCIA VELA v. ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY et al Docket

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United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
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United States District Court Western District of Michigan (Southern Division (1)) CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:10-cv-00100-JTN
Vela v. Ace American Insurance Company et al Assigned to: Judge Janet T. Neff Cause: 28:1132 E.R.I.S.A. Date Filed: 02/02/2010 Date Terminated: 01/10/2011 Jury Demand: Plaintiff Nature of Suit: 110 Insurance Jurisdiction: Federal Question
plaintiff Marcia Vela Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of John Vela, Deceased estate of John Vela represented by Paul G. Valentino Lehman & Valentino, P.C. 43494 Woodward Ave., Ste. 203 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 (248) 334-7787 Email: paul@lehman-valentino.com LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
V. defendant Ace American Insurance Company jointly & severely defendant Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company jointly & severely TERMINATED: 08/10/2010 represented by D. Andrew Portinga Miller Johnson PLC (Grand Rapids) 250 Monroe Ave., NW, Ste. 800 P.O. Box 306 Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0306 (616) 831-1772 Email: portingaa@millerjohnson.com ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Date Filed 02/02/2010
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Docket Text
1 COMPLAINT against Ace American Insurance Company, Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company filed by Marcia Vela (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(jlg) Modified text on 2/3/2010 (jlg). (Entered: 02/03/2010)
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RECEIPT: in the amount of $350.00, receipt number GR018428; for Filing Fee (jlg) (Entered: 02/03/2010) SUMMONS ISSUED as to defendants Ace American Insurance Company, Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company (jlg) Modified text on 2/3/2010 (jlg). (Entered: 02/03/2010) 2 DEMAND for TRIAL BY JURY by plaintiff Marcia Vela (jlg) (Entered: 02/03/2010) 3 ATTORNEY ADMISSION LETTER sent to attorney Paul G. Valentino; attorney admission deadline set for 3/3/2010; (jlg) (Entered: 02/03/2010) 4 ATTORNEY ADMISSION LETTER - SECOND NOTICE sent to attorney Paul G. Valentino; attorney admission deadline set for 4/1/2010; (lep) (Entered: 03/04/2010) ATTORNEY Paul G. Valentino ADMITTED to practice in the Western District of Michigan (lep) (Entered: 03/25/2010) (NON-DOCUMENT) ATTORNEY APPEARANCE of D. Andrew Portinga on behalf of defendant Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company (Portinga, D.) (Entered: 04/13/2010) 5 SUMMONS returned executed; Ace American Insurance Company served on 4/7/2010, answer due 4/28/2010 (Valentino, Paul) Modified text on 4/19/2010 to edit document title(jlg). (Entered: 04/16/2010) 6 SUMMONS returned executed; Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company served on 4/7/2010, answer due 4/28/2010 (Valentino, Paul) Modified text on 4/19/2010 to edit document title (jlg). (Entered: 04/16/2010) 7 ANSWER to Complaint 1 with affirmative defenses by Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company(Portinga, D.) (Entered: 04/28/2010) 8 NOTICE OF IMPENDING DEFAULT ; plaintiff to file a request for entry of default or advise the court that a responsive pleading has been filed by 5/26/2010 or the Court will enter default as to Ace American Insurance Company ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, sas) (Entered: 05/12/2010) 9 DEFAULT ENTERED as to defendant Ace American Insurance Company ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, sas) (Entered: 06/01/2010) 10 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by plaintiff Marcia Vela of Entry of Default on Ace America Insurance Co. (Valentino, Paul) (Entered: 06/04/2010) 11 STIPULATION of dismissal of Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company, Only and proposed order (one document) by defendant Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company (Portinga, D.) (Entered: 08/10/2010)
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12 ORDER approving STIPULATION to dismiss 11 Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Company without prejudice and without costs ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, sas) (Entered: 08/10/2010) 13 MOTION for entry of Default Judgment, Index of Exhibits and Exhibits A-G by plaintiff Marcia Vela; (Valentino, Paul) Modified text on 11/9/2010 (pjw) (Entered: 11/08/2010) 14 DEFAULT JUDGMENT granting 13 motion for entry of judgment in favor of plaintiff and against the defendant Ace American Insurance Company; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, clb) (Entered: 01/10/2011)
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