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Insurer’s effort to remain in federal court succeeds (access required)

An insurance company can stay in federal court after showing the cost of its duty to defend the plaintiffs, combined with its indemnity obligation, likely exceeded the jurisdictional minimum  of $75,000, and a motion to remand to state court is denied. An insurer satisfied the minimum for diversity jurisdiction by showing the cost of the duty ...