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Personal Injury Suit Remanded Back to State Court Due to Failure to Meet Monetary Threshold for Federal Diversity Jurisdiction

By on August 18, 2017 in Court Rulings with 0 Comments

Plaintiff Maria Nalbone, age 87 years old, fell in her room in the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas. She injured one of her ribs due to the fall. In Nalbone v. The Mirage Casino-Hotel, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117463 (D.N.J. July 25, 2017), plaintiff argued that the matter did not meet the threshold value of […]

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Plaintiff in Federal Court Lawsuit Need Not Affirmatively Allege the Citizenship of Each Member of an LLC in Order to Plead Diversity Jurisdiction

By on October 23, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

If a plaintiff wishes to file suit in federal court based upon the premise of diversity jurisdiction, he must be able to establish that the plaintiff and the defendant are citizens of different states. While the citizenship of a corporation is both of the state of its incorporation, as well as its principal place of […]

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