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Legal Bills Shows Amount in Controversy (access required)

An insurance carrier seeking a declaratory judgment that it has discharged its duty to defend under a settlement agreement may use a legal billing invoice to the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000 and belongs in federal court, even though defendant protests the invoice has not been authenticated; however, plaintiff has not adequately alleged citizenship of ...