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Civil Procedure Keyed to Hazard
Helzberg’s Diamond Shops v. Valley West Des Moines Shopping Center
Citation:564 F.2d 816 (1977)
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Helzberg’s Diamond Shops, Inc. (Plaintiff), a Missouri corporation, entered into a written contract with the Valley West Des Moines Shopping Center, Inc. (Defendant), an Iowa corporation, requiring Defendant not allow more than two other full-line jewelry stores to move into the shopping center. When Defendant entered a contract with Lord’s Jewelers, a third full-line jewelry store, Plaintiff sued Defendant in federal court under diversity jurisdiction seeking injunctive relief. Defendant moved to dismiss the action for failure to join Lord’s Jewelers in the lawsuit as an indispensable party under Rule 19(b).
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