Bounds v. Corizon, Inc. et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk shall transfer this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. See 28 U.S.S. Section 1406(b). Signed by District Judge Catherine D. Perry on December 11, 2013. (MCB)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
JACK LEE BOUNDS,
CORIZON, INC., et al.,
No. 4:13CV297 CDP
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before me on review of the case file. Plaintiff and defendants are
located in the Western District of Missouri, and all of the events described in the
complaint occurred in the Western District. Therefore, the Court will transfer this
action to the Western District.
Under 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b), a civil action may only be brought in: “(1) a
judicial district in which any defendant resides, if all defendants are residents of the
State in which the district is located; (2) a judicial district in which a substantial part
of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred, or a substantial part of
property that is the subject of the action is situated, or (3) if there is no district in
which an action may otherwise be brought as provided in this section, any judicial
district in which any defendant is subject to the court’s personal jurisdiction with
respect to such action.”
Under 28 U.S.C. § 1406(b), “The district court of a district in which is filed a
case laying venue in the wrong division or district shall dismiss, or if it be in the
interest of justice, transfer such case to any district or division in which it could have
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk shall transfer this case to the
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. See 28 U.S.C.
Dated this 11th day of December, 2013.
CATHERINE D. PERRY
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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