Montana Federal Judge Denies Motion To Remand, Says Removal Was Proper

(October 12, 2016, 2:05 PM EDT) -- MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana federal judge on Oct. 11 denied a disability claimant’s motion to remand a suit to Montana state court on the basis that jurisdiction in federal court is proper and none of the relevant factors weighs in favor of remanding the suit (Philip Cardan v. New York Life Insurance Co., No. 16-102, D. Mont.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140731).

(Opinion available.  Document #17-161114-006Z.)

Philip Cardan filed suit in the Montana 11th Judicial District Court against New York Life Insurance Co., alleging breach...
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