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Removal after ad damnum increase proper (access required)

Where a shopper suing Walmart for injuries suffered when a box fell on her initially sought $75,000 in damages in state court and then moved to increase her ad damnum amount, Walmart properly removed the case on the basis of diversity jurisdiction. Background On Sept. 11, 2018, plaintiff, a Virginia citizen, was shopping in a Walmart Supercenter ...