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Civil Procedure – Diversity – Fraudulent Joinder – Maritime Negligence (access required)

A longshoreman who was injured while loading lumber onto the M/V Saudi Abha at the Newport News Marine Terminal cannot get his negligence action against the National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia remanded from the U.S. District Court to Portsmouth Circuit Court, because a forum defendant, the Virginia International Terminals Inc., was fraudulently joined as ...

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