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“A Comprehensive Look at Jurisdiction and Removal”

On October 1, 2006 by Schnader

Published in For The Defense (Volume 48, No. 10).

The article addresses why aviation cases are more likely than other types “to take flight” from state courts. All else being equal, plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases tend to prefer a state court forum, while defendants – except perhaps in Puerto Rico, where state cases are tried to the bench – tend to prefer federal court.