WOODMEN OF THE WORLD LIFE INS. SOC'Y v. MANGANARO, 02-2040
It cannot be said to a legal certainty that the arbitration award in question would be less than the requisite jurisdictional amount of more than $75,000, thus the district court improperly dismissed a diversity case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
- Decided 09/09/2003
- Published 09/09/2003
MURPHY, Circuit Judge., Before SEYMOUR, PORFILIO, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges.
United States Tenth Circuit
Andrew G. Schultz, Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A., Albuquerque, NM (Walter T. Gilmer, Jr., Archibald T. Reeves, IV, McDowell, Knight, Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C., Mobile, AL, with him on the briefs), for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Anthony B. Jeffries, Albuquerque, NM, for Defendants-Appellees.