- A ruling made against an individual or party who doesn't provide a valid response to the allegations brought by the plaintiff. This can occur when the response is revoked or doesn't directly address the core issues of the plaintiff's argument
- The court rendered a nihil-dicit judgment because the defendant failed to effectively answer the allegations.
- Due to the defendant's non-responsive answer to the claims, a nihil-dicit judgment was made.
- Although the defendant submitted an answer, it didn't address the plaintiff's case effectively, resulting in a nihil-dicit judgment.