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Date: 09-23-2023

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Mark Remme v. Walmart, Inc., et al.

Case Number: 8:23-cv-01153

Judge: David O. Carter

Court: United States District Court for the Central District of California (Orange County)

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Defendant's Attorney: Theodore C Peters and Adriana Levandowski

Description: Santa Ana, California personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendant on a negligence theory.

This case was filed in the Orange County Superior Court, 30-02022-01275694-CU-PO-NJC, and was removed to federal court by the Defendant.

"PLaintiff challenged the jurisdiction and sought remand to the state court.

Federal court jurisdiction is the power of the federal courts to hear and decide cases. Federal courts have limited jurisdiction, which means that they can only hear cases that are authorized by the United States Constitution or federal statutes.

There are three main types of federal court jurisdiction:

Original jurisdiction: Original jurisdiction is the power of a court to hear a case for the first time. Federal courts have original jurisdiction over a limited number of cases, such as cases involving the United States government, cases arising under the Constitution or federal laws, and cases between citizens of different states.
Appellate jurisdiction: Appellate jurisdiction is the power of a court to review a decision made by a lower court. Federal courts have appellate jurisdiction over decisions made by federal district courts and bankruptcy courts.
Supreme Court review: The Supreme Court of the United States has the power to review decisions made by any state or federal court. However, the Supreme Court does not have to review every case that is appealed to it. The Supreme Court has the discretion to choose which cases it will hear.

In addition to these three main types of jurisdiction, federal courts also have certain specialized jurisdiction, such as jurisdiction over admiralty cases and patent cases.

To determine whether a federal court has jurisdiction over a particular case, the court must first consider the subject matter of the case. If the case is one that is authorized by the Constitution or federal statutes, then the court has subject matter jurisdiction.

The court must also consider the parties to the case. In general, federal courts can only hear cases between citizens of different states, or between a citizen and a foreign citizen or foreign state. However, there are some exceptions to this rule, such as cases involving the United States government.

If a federal court has both subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction over the parties, then the court has jurisdiction over the case.

If you are considering filing a lawsuit in federal court, you should consult with an attorney to discuss your options. An attorney can help you determine whether the federal court has jurisdiction over your case and can represent you in court if necessary."

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Outcome: Receipt of Letter of Transmittal- Remand to Superior Court (rolm) (Entered: 10/13/2023)

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