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Mary Callis, a citizen of Florida, was walking along a busy street in Tallahassee, Florida, when a large crate

flew off a passing truck and hit her, causing numerous injuries. She experienced a great deal of pain and suffering, incurred significant medical expenses, and could not work for six months. She wants to sue the trucking firm for $300,000 in damages. The firm's headquarters are in Georgia, although the company does business in Florida. In what court might Mary bring suit: a Florida state court, a Georgia state court, or a federal court? What factors might influence her decision? Explain your answer fully and completely. 

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