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Civil Procedure – Jurisdictional Amount – Medical Bills – Remand (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court remands to Virginia state court this negligence action against defendant Wal-Mart Stores East because defendant has done no more than assert that plaintiff could amend his suit seeking $74,900 in damages, including $63,964.92 in medical expenses, to meet the jurisdictional threshold. The amount specified in the complaint clearly falls below the ...