Tag Archives: Tort

Bankrupt was not ‘nominal’ for jurisdiction purposes (access required)

Although an individual defendant filed for bankruptcy protection after allegedly striking the plaintiff with his car and his insurance carrier interpled all relevant proceeds into the state court, he was not a “nominal” party for purposes of diversity jurisdiction and ...

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Parents of dead man filed claim before they were executors (access required)

Where the parents of a man killed by police officers filed an administrative claim before they were appointed their son’s executors, they failed to exhaust their remedies and their wrongful death suit is dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. ...

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