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Civil Procedure – Removal – Remand – Slip & Fall (access required)

A magistrate judge of the Richmond U.S. District Court remands this supermarket slip-and-fall case to Virginia state court, rejecting defendant supermarket’s claim that plaintiff fraudulently joined the store manager as a defendant to avoid federal court jurisdiction. According to plaintiff’s complaint, defendant store manager was acting as manager on the day of the alleged incident, and ...