Q: In an diversity of jurisdiction suit if case doesn't meet the 75.000 limit. What happens if case is dismissed & lost.
One party lives in n y c other party lives in another state. What happens to case.
A: The short answer is that the case could be remanded back to state court for failing to meet the $75,000 threshold for diversity jurisdiction. You're talking about the amount in controversy provision. If you are in the federal court system, it's likely you are already represented by counsel. If not, you could consider reaching out to law firms to discuss in greater detail. This could be beyond the scope of a quick, short answer. The U.S. Code for diversity jurisdiction, 28 U.S.C. § 1332, is fairly complex with lots of fine points, and it would probably be valuable to your case for an experienced attorney review the accident, your injuries, and pleadings (if you are not already represented by counsel). Good luck
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A: If the case was dismissed because the amount in controversy did not exceed $75,000, the case should be remanded back to state court for further proceedings. On the other hand, if the case was dismissed on different grounds, i.e. on the merits, then the case will, in fact, be over.
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