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Coverage dispute remains in federal court (access required)

Where the Virginia plaintiff sued the Illinois insurer for failure to pay insurance benefits, and sought over $142,000 in damages, the suit was properly removed to federal court under diversity jurisdiction and would remain there despite the plaintiff’s post-removal reduction to the amount in controversy. Background This breach of contract action arises from a May 13, 2015, ...