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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Star Insurance Co. v. Cedar Valley Express, LLC
Citation:273 F.Supp.2d 38 (D.D.C. 2002)
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Star Insurance Co. (Plaintiff) issued a surety bond to Cedar Valley Express, LLC (Defendant). Thirty-five corporations asserted claims to the bond, exceeding the bond’s value. Plaintiff moved to interplead the claimants in federal court under the Federal Interpleader Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1335, to avoid multiple lawsuits. Plaintiff also moved for a preliminary injunction to stop the claimants from filing suits related to the bond in other courts.
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