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Can service on a potential civil suit defendant be performed directly even if their agent has demanded otherwise?

Not only can it, it must be The statute is very clear that if it is not served on the manufacturer, the manufacturer has no liability. The “may” in the clause gives discretion to the consumer on if ...
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Can service on a potential civil suit defendant be performed directly even if their agent has demanded otherwise?

Bob personally has no duty to honor Attorney's demands of non-contact. Bob is permitted to serve Manufacturer directly, or he may request that Attorney waive service on Manufacturer's behalf.
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Can service on a potential civil suit defendant be performed directly even if their agent has demanded otherwise?

An attorney for someone may insist that attorneys for other people not contact his client, as a matter of attorney ethics. The attorney does not have a right to insist that the clients themselves (if ...
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Japan: Civil Code (Act 89 of 1896, Act 44 of 2017): Where are penalty scopes described?

The Japanese Civil Code generally spells out people's rights which can be enforced in the Courts. The means of enforcing these legal rights, by obtaining judgments from courts, is normally found in ...
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Who decides about civil penalties and punitive damages if a suit defaults on the defendant’s failure to respond to a complaint?

1. The judge. In default hearings, generally no jury is empaneled; however, the defendant is welcome to attend, and present their case against the default. On the website of Schneider’s & ...
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Is there any case law that sets the minimum amount in controversy to the minimum amount permissible to settle in class actions?

Yes australia In Australia, class action settlements require the approval of the Court before they can take effect. The representative plaintiff will make an application to the Court to approve a ...
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