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WEBB v. GALLAGHER BASSETT SERVICES INC et al

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Case Number: 
6:14-cv-00498 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Opposing Party: 
Kamal Webb
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
District of South Carolina
Date Filed: 
Feb 24 2014

NOTICE OF REMOVAL BY ACE
AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY

Defendant, ACE American Insurance Company ("ACE American"), by and through
counsel, files this Notice of Removal to the United States District Court for the District of South
Carolina, Greenville Division, pursuant to, inter alia, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1332, 1441, and 1446.
ACE American would respectfully show this Honorable Court:
1. This action was filed in the Greenville County Court of Common Pleas, case
2014-CP-23-00301, on January 17, 2014. A copy of the summons and complaint is attached as
Exhibit A.
2. ACE American was served with summons and complaint through the South
Carolina Department of Insurance on January 24, 2014. A copy of the notice of service of
process on ACE American is attached hereto as Exhibit B.
3. Plaintiff is a citizen of Greenville County, South Carolina.
4. Defendant ACE American is a Pennsylvania corporation with its principal place
of business in the State of Pennsylvania.
5. Defendant Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. is a corporation incorporated in the
State of Delaware with its principle place of business in the State of Illinois.
6. Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. consents to the removal of this case to federal
court.
7. This case is removable to federal court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1441 as this court
has original jurisdiction over this action under 28 U.S.C. § 1332 in that there is complete
diversity of citizenship between the parties.
8. The amount in controversy exceeds $75,000.00, exclusive of costs.
9. Ace American has at this time filed a copy of this Notice of Removal in this
action with the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina, and served counsel for
Plaintiff.
WHEREFORE, Ace American prays that this Court accept this Notice of Removal and
that this Court take jurisdiction of the this cause and all further proceedings in said cause in the
Court of Common Pleas, County of Greenville, State of South Carolina be stayed.

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