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Judge Enters Default Judgment Against Defendants In Suit Over Staged Car Accident

(September 14, 2015, 3:04 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York County Supreme Court justice on Aug. 28 entered default judgment against defendants who were allegedly involved in a scheme to stage automobile accidents to obtain benefits from a policy issued by 21st Century Insurance Co. after the defendants failed to respond to being served with a copy of the complaint (21st Century Insurance Company vl. Brian Peeples, et al., No. 159681/14, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.; 2015 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3255).

Justice Eileen A. Rakower ruled that while 21st Century...
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