Pella Removes Suit Over Leaky Windows, Cites Diversity, Excessive Damages
(May 15, 2018, 4:03 PM EDT) -- ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Pella Corp. says in a May 11 notice of removal that a man’s state court lawsuit over windows and doors that were allegedly defective because they leaked belongs in federal court in Pennsylvania because he is seeking damages in excess of the $75,000 jurisdictional threshold and because complete diversity exists between the parties (Edward Melhem v. Pella Corp., et al., No. 18-cv-2007, E.D. Pa.).
(Notice of removal available. Document #09-180601-023N.)
The window maker noted in its notice of removal, which was filed in...