Singleton v. NP Texas, LLC

Filing 4

ORDER Granting Defendant's 3 Motion to Remand to State Court. This action is remanded to state court. Signed by Judge James C. Mahan on 10/23/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - certified copy of Order and docket sheet mailed to State Court - SLD)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 6 *** 7 LORETTA SINGLETON, 8 9 10 Case No. 2:17-CV-2596 JCM (GWF) Plaintiff(s), ORDER v. NP TEXAS, LLC, 11 Defendant(s). 12 13 Presently before the court is defendant NP Texas, LLC’s motion to remand this action to 14 state court. (ECF No. 3). On October 5, 2017, defendant NP Texas, LLC—a citizen of Nevada— 15 removed this personal injury diversity action to federal court. (ECF No. 1). On October 20, 2017, 16 the due date of the statement regarding removed action, NP Texas filed the instant “defendant’s 17 notice of withdrawal of removal and request for remand.” (ECF No. 3). 18 Removal of this action was improper because defendant is a citizen of the state in which 19 plaintiff filed the action. 28 U.S.C. § 1441(b)(2); (ECF No. 1 at 2). Therefore, the case will be 20 remanded to state court. 21 Accordingly, 22 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that defendant NP Texas, LLC’s motion to remand (ECF No. 23 24 25 26 27 28 James C. Mahan U.S. District Judge 3) is GRANTED, and this action is remanded to state court. DATED October 23, 2017. __________________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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