United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
SCHROETER, GOLDMARK & BENDER PETER O'NEIL, SIMS
WEYMULLER, LUCAS GARRETT, Counsel for Plaintiff.
SCHROETER, GOLDMARK & BENDER, BENNETT BIGELOW &
LEEDOM WILLIAM J. LEEDOM, DAVID M. NORMAN, Counsel for
ROHRBACK, LLP, DAVID J. RUSSELL, Counsel for Defendant.
Numotion & Capstone.
J. HALL, MERRICK HOFSTEDT & LINDSEY, PS, RICHARD
SCHUSTER, Admitted Pro Hac Vice MATTHIESEN, WICKERT &
ORDER ON STIPULATED MOTION FOR ISSUANCE OF AMENDED
LETTERS ROGATORY AND SUMMONS
S. ZILLY, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
MATTER having come on regularly before this Court for hearing
upon the parties Stipulated Motion for Issuance of Amended
Letters Rogatory and Summons, and the Court having reviewed
the motion and the records and files herein, now, therefore,
IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that the Stipulated
Motion for Issuance of Amended Letters Rogatory and Summons
IT IS ORDERED that the Court shall issue Amended Letters
Rogatory in the form attached as Exhibit A, and the Clerk
will issue an Amended Summons in the form attached as Exhibit
APPROPRIATE JUDICIAL AUTHORITY OF TAIWAN, for International
request for international judicial assistance is being made
in the interests of justice for plaintiff, Lea Black.
United States District Court, District of Western Washington,
presents its compliments to the appropriate Judicial
Authority of Taiwan, and requests international judicial
assistance in order to obtain service of process, to be used
in a civil proceeding that is before this Court in the above
Lea Black was severely injured in Seattle, Washington after
her Pride Pursuit mobility scooter entered a
"freewheel" condition on a hill. The scooter
failure may have been caused, among other things, by a
failure of a coupler part between the scooter's pinion
gear and the motor/brake assembly. The coupler part may have
been manufactured and sold by the Merits Health Products,
family of companies.
Lea Black seeks damages for her injuries, including but not
limited to broken bones, loss of appendages, trauma, loss of
her living situation, loss of mobility and other injuries
resulting in past and future pain and suffering, both
physical and mental and other general damages, together with
past and future medical and related ...