Manning v. Circle K Stores Inc et al

Filing 17

JURISDICTIONAL REVIEW ORDER - Defendants ORDERED to supplement their response by June 5, 2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joseph H L Perez-Montes on 5/26/2017. (crt,Tice, Y)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA ALEXANDRIA DIVISION b TARRETTA MANNING CIVIL ACTION NO. 17-CV-00498 VERSUS CHIEF JUDGE DRELL CIRCLE K STORES, INC., et al. MAGISTRATE JUDGE PEREZ-MONTES JURISDICTIONAL REVIEW ORDER Before the Court is a Complaint removed from a Louisiana state court by Defendants Circle K. Stores, Inc. and Travelers Constitution State Insurance Company. Defendants premise federal jurisdiction on diversity of citizenship (Doc. 1). The parties were ordered to show the citizenship of all parties to this action (Doc. 8). Plaintiff Smith is a citizen of Louisiana. Defendants show that Circle K Stores, Inc. is Texas Corporation with its principal place of business in Arizona. Therefore, Circle K. Stores, Inc. is a citizen of Texas and Arizona. Defendants further allege that Travelers Constitution State Insurance Company is a Connecticut corporation. However, Defendants still have not stated where Travelers Constitution State Insurance Company has its principal place of business. See Tewari De-Ox Systems, Inc. v. Mountain States/Rosen, L.L.C., 757 F.3d 481, 483 (5th Cir. 2014). Accordingly, Defendants are ORDERED to supplement their response (Doc. 12) to state the principal place of business for Travelers Constitution State Insurance Company on or before June 5, 2017. 26th THUS DONE AND SIGNED in chambers in Alexandria, Louisiana, this _____ day of May, 2017. ______________________________ Joseph H.L. Perez-Montes United States Magistrate Judge 2

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