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WK_1__DQ2 - under a Federal District Court The driver from...

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WK 1, DQ 2 Miguel buys a truck in Texas, then moves to Washington. A year later, he is driving his truck in Oklahoma, and causes an accident by running into another car, whose driver is from Florida. In what states will the other driver be able to sue Miguel? State the reasons for your answer. The case meets the requirements for Diversity of citizenship and its laws will allow the driver from Florida to bring the suit into a Federal District Court. The US Constitution has stipulations for cases where it involves citizens from different states to be heard
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Unformatted text preview: under a Federal District Court. The driver from Florida can file suit in a federal district court in either Texas or Oklahoma. Diversity is determined at the time the action is filed. The case cannot be filed in Florida due to the fact that the Plaintiff is from Florida and the courts in Florida might be biased towards the driver from Florida. The minimum amount for a diversity of citizenship case is currently set at $75,000, known as the amount in controversy requirement. A suit less than this amount must be heard in a State Court....
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