If you sue an entity in a commercial litigation matter and that entity fails to respond to your properly served complaint, that failure can be a massive benefit to you, as it may entitle you to obtain something called a “default judgment” in your favor. Even if you are entitled to a default judgment, there are still hurdles you have to clear to get everything out of your case. To make sure you’re getting the outcome and the total compensation you deserve, make sure your business has an experienced South Florida commercial litigation attorney on your side, ensuring that all your “t’s are crossed,” and your “i’s are dotted.”
As a recent breach of contract case from the federal court here in South Florida shows, falling short in any of the essential areas of proof can be very harmful.
In the case, a provider of medical billing and “revenue cycle management” services sued its client, a drug and alcohol rehab facility. According to the complaint, the rehab center stopping paying its bills, including at least six invoices that went unpaid.