If the defendants were served and did not respond timely you can file for a default against that defendant.
You can request default after 30 days, assuming it as in California state court. The rules say you must default a non-responding defendant within 10 days of the answer being due, though this rule is often not followed. Use the mandatory form. See:
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In personal injury lawsuits, a plaintiff needs to serve a statement of damages prior to obtaining a default judgment. See Judicial Council Form No. CIV-050.
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