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4th Cir.: Service on statutory agent doesn’t start removal clock (access required)

A plaintiff could not keep her lawsuit against her insurance company out of federal court because her service of process on a statutory agent didn’t start the clock for noticing removal to federal court. The court also deemed the company to be a citizen of a different state than the plaintiff. Background Appellant Loretta Elliott was involved ...