Southern Bank & Trust Company v. Laburnum Hotel Partners, LLC et al

Defendant: Dilip Sarkar, Muhammad Ali Siddiky, Tejal D. Desai, Sudhir C. Mehrotra, Gunadhar Panigrahi, Amit S. Patel, Ashok M. Patel, Chirag Patel, Kiran B. Patel, Paresh Patel, Rachen Patel, Sangita Patel, Vipul Pawani, Prakash Rajamani, Laburnum Hotel Partners, LLC, Vinod B. Agarwal, Ashok K. Arora, Kiran Debnath, Dilip R. Desai, Neel D. Desai, Jitendra Swarup, H. K. Thakkar, Kush H. Thakkar, Malay H. Thakkar, Purshottam Vachhani and Saileela Venkatesan
Plaintiff: Southern Bank & Trust Company
 
Case Number: 2:2013cv00216
Filed: April 22, 2013
 
Court: Virginia Eastern District Court
Office: Norfolk Office
County: Out of State
Referring Judge: Douglas E. Miller
Presiding Judge: Rebecca Beach Smith
 
Nature of Suit: Contract: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1332 Diversity-Contract Dispute
Jury Demanded By: None

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June 6, 2014 55 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM ORDER denying 50 Motion to Amend/Correct; denying 51 Motion for Joinder. In short, Swarup is attempting to convert the Bank's straight forward collection action into a dispute about the hotel's failure and the management company's responsibility for the default. This is precisely the dispute the Bank avoided by requiring his personal guarantee.2 Because his proposed cross-claims and third party claims do not arise o ut of the same transaction or occurrence as the underlying complaint, Swarup's Motions to Amend (ECF No. 50) and for Joinder (ECF No. 51) are DENIED. Signed by Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Miller and filed on 6/6/14. Copies distributed to all parties 6/6/14. (ldab, )
July 3, 2014 56 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS: granting 42 Motion to Dismiss; granting 44 Motion for Default Judgment; adopting Report and Recommendations re 54 Report and Recommendations. Accordingly, the plaintiff' s Motion for Dis missal of Malay Thakkar, H.K. Thakkar, Kush Thakkar, Dilip Desai, Neel Desai, and Tejal Desai is GRANTED, and Motion for Default Judgment Against Defendant Vipul Pawani in the amount of $917, 275.00, with interest at the judgment rate, is GRANTED. The Clerk shall so enter judgment. It is so ORDERED. Signed by Chief District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith and filed on 7/3/14. Copies distributed to all parties of record 7/3/14.(ldab, )

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Defendant: Dilip Sarkar
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Defendant: Laburnum Hotel Partners, LLC
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Defendant: Purshottam Vachhani
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