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Negligence – Ad Damnum Amendment – Denial – Abuse Of Discretion (access required)

A circuit court abused its discretion in denying a longshoreman’s motion to amend his ad damnum for $74,000 to ask for more money for his injuries, as the defendant ship owner did not lose his right to remove the suit to federal court because of plaintiff’s actions, but because he waited too long to file ...