Unformatted text preview: Short Answer Susan backs her car into Mel’s car in the stadium parking garage. Mel claims the accident is Susan’s fault and wants her to pay for the damage to his car. Susan thinks Mel should pay for the damage to her car because Mel was not parked in a marked parking spot. Mel files a complaint against Susan for $1500 in damages and has Susan served with the complaint at her dorm room. At this point in the pre-trial process, what should Susan do? Answer: Susan must answer the complaint or Mel may get a default judgment against her for the $1500. With her answer, Susan should also make her counter-claim against Mel for the damage to her car or she will lose the chance to make that claim. If Susan does file a counter-claim, Mel will have to answer or Susan may get a default judgment against him on that claim....
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- Spring '12
- First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Mel