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Effort to lower damages failed to get return to state court (access required)

A woman who challenged the removal of her $400,000 slip and fall case against Food Lion from state court attempted to reduce damages to $74,000 if the case was remanded. But the court found her case met the standards for diversity jurisdiction and ruled the amount in controversy is governed at the time of the ...