U.S. Bank National Association v. Viola et al, No. 1:2016cv00969 - Document 42 (N.D. Ohio 2017)

Court Description: Opinion & Order signed by Judge James S. Gwin on 2/23/17 denying as moot defendant Anthony L. Viola's motion for default judgment. (Related Doc. 8 ) (D,MA)
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U.S. Bank National Association v. Viola et al Doc. 42 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO -----------------------------------------------------: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, : : Plaintiff, : : vs. : : ANTHONY L. VIOLA, et al., : : Defendants. : : ------------------------------------------------------ CASE NO. 1:16-CV-969 OPINION & ORDER [Resolving Doc. 8] JAMES S. GWIN, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE: Defendant-Cross Claimant Anthony Viola moves for default judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 55 against Defendants-Cross Defendants Chase Bank USA, N.A. (“Chase Bank”) and Citibank (South Dakota) (“Citibank”) for failure to plead or otherwise defend.1 On January 13, 2017, the Court dismissed the case as to Defendants Citibank and Chase Bank for want of prosecution by Plaintiff U.S. Bank National Association.2 Because Citibank and Chase Bank are no longer parties to the case, Viola’s motion for default judgment is moot. Accordingly, the Court DENIES Defendant-Cross Claimant Viola’s motion for default judgment. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: February 23, 2017 1 2 s/ James S. Gwin JAMES S. GWIN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Doc. 8. Doc. 28. Dockets.Justia.com