Parfinovics v. Hewlett-Packard Company et al
ORDER - In this case, the notice of removal fails to sufficiently plead jurisdiction. IT IS ORDERED that in responding to the motion to remand (Doc. 12 ), the removing Defendant shall also allege the citizenship of each of the corporations or this case will be remanded for that reason alone. Signed by Senior Judge James A Teilborg on 3/6/2014. (TLB)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Hewlett-Packard Company, Best Buy Co.)
B. Nicole Parfinovics,
No. CV 14-0235-PHX-JAT
“Inquiring whether the court has jurisdiction is a federal judge’s first duty in every
case.” Belleville Catering Co. v. Champaign Market Place, L.L.C., 350 F.3d 691, 693 (7th
Cir. 2003). In this case, the notice of removal fails to sufficiently plead jurisdiction. See 28
U.S.C. § 1332; Hertz Corp. v. Friend, 559 U.S. 77, 80, 92-93 (2010) (discussing the
citizenship of a corporation).
IT IS ORDERED that in responding to the motion to remand, the removing
Defendant shall also allege the citizenship of each of the corporations or this case will be
remanded for that reason alone.
DATED this 6th day of March, 2014.
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