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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- Spring '10
- U.S. state, Federal District Court