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Williams v. Homeland Insurance Co. of New York

Court: 5th Cir  11/30/2021  Fifth Circuit Declines to Recognize "Fraudulent Misjoinder" Doctrine

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that it has never recognized the "fraudulent misjoinder" doctrine in analyzing diversity of citizenship, and applying the proper "improper joinder" analysis found that the district court exercised jurisdiction in error and that the case should be remanded to state court.

PPO, health insurance, class action, CAFA, diversity, removal, motion to remand, joinder, fraudulent misjoinder, improper joinder

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