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Civil Procedure – Diversity – Fraudulent Joinder – Physician Employment Contract  (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court magistrate judge recommends applying the doctrine of fraudulent joinder to assume jurisdiction over this physician employment dispute even though plaintiff doctor named a nondiverse defendant and dismissing the nondiverse defendant who could not be liable in the case, and recommends granting defendants’ motion to compel plaintiff’s claims for ...

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