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Federal appellate review of an order granting leave to add parties that destroys diversity jurisdiction is unavailable

August 22, 2014 by in General

The plaintiff, whose parents were killed when a Union Pacific train derailed, filed a wrongful death action against Union Pacific in Illinois state court. Union Pacific removed the case to federal court, asserting diversity jurisdiction: The decedents were domiciled in Illinois and Union Pacific is a Delaware corporation with its principal […]

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