Chattanooga, TN asked in Personal Injury and Securities Law for Tennessee

Q: Why does a suit that was filed in state court go to Federal court? On a slip and fall, if your witness is the asst

Manager of the store where you had the slip and fall, is that a good thing? He states store was understaffed, therefore, the isles couldn't be checked like they should have, liauod tide was cover the whole isle. They offered 1 million. My attorney thinks it was a misprint? Lord, if I won in Fed court,will they be held to the offer? Or does court honor misprints?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jedidiah "Jed" McKeehan
Jedidiah "Jed" McKeehan
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If you have sued for over $75,000.00, and the entity you have sued has a home office location in another state, that combination of factors is the most likely reason that the case was removed to federal court.

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