Oliver v. Signs Systems et al

Filing 3

ORDER DISMISSING CASE for lack of jurisdiction; denying 1 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by Keith A Oliver. Signed by Judge William R. Wilson Jr. on 5/29/07. (jct)

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Oliver v. Signs Systems et al Doc. 3 Case 3:07-cv-00060-WRW Document 3 Filed 05/29/2007 Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION KEITH A. OLIVER VS. SIGNS SYSTEMS, et al ORDER Pending is Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. No. 1). A question of subject-matter jurisdiction may be raised sua sponte at any time.1 "Whenever it appears . . . that the court lacks jurisdiction of the subject matter, the court shall dismiss the action."2 Plaintiff, an Arkansas resident, alleges that he suffered injuries from an accident that occurred while he was working for Defendant Sign Systems in Jonesboro, Arkansas. For want of diversity of citizenship, this Court lacks subject matter jurisdiction. Accordingly, Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis is DENIED. This case is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. IT IS SO ORDERED this 29th day of May, 2007. 3:07CV00060-WRW DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF /s/Wm. R. Wilson, Jr. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 Bueford v. Resolution Trust Corp., 991 F.2d 481, 485 (8th Cir. 1993). Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(h)(3). Dockets.Justia.com 2

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