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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
American Family Mutual Ins. Co. v. Roche
Citation:830 F.Supp. 1241 (E.D. Wis. 1993)
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Roche (Claimant), a citizen of Wisconsin, was in an automobile accident with the Grimms (Claimants), four citizens of Illinois. Claimant Roche’s insurance policy with American Family Mutual Insurance Co. (Stakeholder) did not cover the Claimant Grimms’ claims, so the Stakeholder moved to interplead all Claimants in federal court under 28 U.S.C. § 1335. Claimants’ argued interpleader was not proper because they were not minimally diverse.
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