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The low-ball claim: Seeking to benefit from removal rules (access required)

In a practice that seems counterintuitive, some plaintiffs’ lawyers are staying out of federal court by demanding far less money than they think their cases actually are worth. The technique has been used when a plaintiff’s lawyer needs to sue an out-of-state defendant in a case with major damages, such as serious injury or death. Using ...