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Defendant Not Estopped from Claiming Diversity (access required)

Although defendant in this auto-accident personal injury case initially represented that she is a Virginia resident, she is not estopped from asserting diversity jurisdiction to keep the case in the Richmond U.S. District Court after defense counsel ascertained that in fact defendant is a Maryland resident. Plaintiff sued defendant in Richmond Circuit Court for personal injury ...