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No diversity jurisdiction in slip and fall suit against Kroger (access required)

Where a Kroger manager of a store in which the shopper slipped and fell allegedly failed to take affirmative steps to prevent the fall, a negligence claim could be asserted against her. As such, she was not fraudulent joined and since her presence destroyed diversity jurisdiction, the case was remanded to circuit court. Background Rachel Walker filed ...