Craft et al v. Triumph Logistics, Inc. et al
OPINION AND ORDER: it is the ORDER, JUDGMENT, and DECREE of the court that the plfs have until 3/10/2014, to amend the complaint to allege jurisdiction sufficiently; otherwise this lawsuit shall be dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 2/27/2014. (wcl, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION
GWENDOLYN CRAFT; et al.,
TRIUMPH LOGISTICS, INC.;
CIVIL ACTION NO.
OPINION AND ORDER
The allegations must show that
the citizenship of each plaintiff is different from that
of each defendant.
28 U.S.C. § 1332.
standard. The complaint gives the "residence" rather than
the "citizenship" of plaintiffs Gwendolyn Craft, Brandy
An allegation that a party is a "resident" of
a State is not sufficient to establish that a party is a
"citizen" of that State.
Delome v. Union Barge Line Co.,
444 F.2d 225, 233 (5th Cir.), cert. denied, 404 U.S. 995
It is therefore the ORDER, JUDGMENT, and DECREE of the
court that the plaintiffs have until March 10, 2014, to
amend the complaint to allege jurisdiction sufficiently;
DONE, this the 27th day of February, 2014.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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