Web-Hosting Dispute Remanded For Not Meeting Amount-In-Controversy Threshold

Web-Hosting Dispute Remanded For Not Meeting Amount-In-Controversy Threshold

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A Toronto-based Web-hosting firm failed to satisfy its burden to show that the damages in a dispute with a West Virginia company would exceed the $75,000 minimum threshold necessary to establish federal jurisdiction, a West Virginia federal judge ruled Sept. 13, granting the plaintiff's motion to remand the case to state court (A2C2 Partnership LLC v. Constellation Software Inc., No. 2:13-cv-01449, S.D. W.Va.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131113).

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