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ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY v. FULIFILM SMART SURFACES, LLC et al Complaint

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The JS 44 CIVil cover sheet and the mfonnatlOn contained herem neither replace nor supplement the filmg and service ofpleadings or other papers as required by law, except as provided by local rules of court. Thisfonn, approved by the Judicial Conference ofthe United States m September 1974, is reqUlred or the use ofthe Clerk ofCourt for the purpose ofmitiatmg the civil docket sheet. (SEE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE REVERSE OF THE FORM.) .
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Brief description of cause:
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REQUESTED IN COMPLAINT: RELATED CASE(S) IF ANY
propertY damage to yaCht by subrogated unaerwriters. LJ CHECK IF TIllS IS A CLASS ACTION DEMAND $ UNDERF.R.C.P.23 98,000.00
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FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA - DESIGNATION FORM to be used by counsel to indicate the category of tbe case for the purpose of assigrunent to appropriate calendar. ' Address of Plaintiff: 436 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Address of Defendant: 40 Boroline Rd., Allendale, NJ 07401 and 89 Bennion Rd., Annapolis, MD 21402 Place of Accident, Incident or Transaction: Annapolis, MD
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Does this civil action involve a nongovernmental corporate party wilb any parent corporation and any publicly held corporation owning 10% or more of its stock? (Auach two copies of the Disclosure Statement Form in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 7. 1(a»
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Does this case involve multidismct litigation possibilities? Yes 0 No x RELATED CASE, IF ANY: none Case Number: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Judge _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Date Terminated: Civil cases are deemed related when yes is answered to any of the following questions:
1. Is this case related to propeny included in an earlier numbered suit pending or within one year previously terminated action in Ibis coon? YesO No [E) 2. Does tbis case involve the same issue of fact or grow out of the same transaction as a prior suit pending or witbin one year previously terminated action in tbis coun?
YesO No[E) 3. Does tbis case involve the validity or infringement of a patent already in suit or any earlier numbered case pending or within one year previously terminated action in this coon? Yes
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Federal Question Cases:
1. 0 Indemnity Contract, Marine Contract, and All Other Contracts
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B. Diversity Jurisdiction Cases:
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2. 0 Airplane Personal Injury 3. 0 Assault, Defamation 4. 0 Marine Personal Injury 5. 0 Motor Vehicle Personal Injury 6. 0 Other Personal Injury (Please specify) 7. 0 Products Liability 8. 0 Products Liability - Asbestos 9. 0 All other Diversity Cases
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3. 0 Jones Act·Personal Injury 4. 0 Antitrust 5. 0 Patent 6. 0 Labor·Management Relations 7. 0 Civil Rights 8. 0 Habeas Corpus 9. 0 Securities Act(s) Cases
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ARBITRATION CERTIFICATION
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MAY 26 2011
Jesse L Kenwonhv ,counsel of record do hereby certify:
o Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 53.2, Section 3(c )(2), that to the best of my knowledge and belief, the daruages recoverable in this civil action case exceed the sum of $150,000.00 exclusive of interest and costs;
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Relief other thao monetary damages is sought.
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DATE:
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208609 Attorney-at-law Attorney 1.D.# NOTE: A trial de novo will be a trial by jury only if there has been ompliance with F.R.C.P. 38.
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I certify that, to my knowledge, the within case is not related to any case now pending or within one year previously terminated action in
this court except as noted above. DATE: May 26,2011
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CASE MANAGEMENT TRACK DESIGNAlION FORM
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ACE AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY 436 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 alslo Joseph P. Morris and Marybeth Morris Plaintiff, vs. FUJIFILM SMART SURFACES, LLC 40 Boroline Rd. Allendale, NJ 07401 And CARR CREEK MARINA 89 Bennion Road NSA Annapolis, MD 21402 Defendants. IN ADMIRALTY
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In accordance with the Civil Justice E)(pense and Delay Reduction Plan of this court, counsel for plaintiff shall complete a Case Management Track Designation Form in all civil cases at the time of filing the complaint and serve a copy on all defendants. (See § 1:03 of the plan set forth on the reverse side of this form.) In the event that a defendant does not agree with the plaintiff regarding said designation, that defendant shall, with its first appearance, submit to the clerk of court and serve on the plaintiff and all other parties, a Case Management Track Designation Form specifying the track to which that defendant believes the case should be assigned.
SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CASE MANAGEMENT TRACKS:
(a) Habeas Corpus Cases brought under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 through § 2255. ( )
(b) Social Security - Cases requesting review of a decision of the Secretary of Health
and Human Services denying plaintiff Social Security Benefits. (c) Arbitration - Cases required to be designated for arbitration under Local Civil Rule 5 (d) Asbestos
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Cases involving claims for personal injury or property damage from
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exposure to asbestos.
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(e) Special Management - Cases that do not fall into tracks (a) through (d) that are commonly referred to as complex and that need special or intense management by the court. (See reverse side of this form for a detailed explanation of special management cases.) ( )
(f) Standard Management - Cases that do not fall into anyone of the other tracks.
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May 26,2011 Date 215-625-9900 Telephone
Michael B. McCauley Attorney-at-law 215-625-0185 FAX Number
Ace American Insurance Company Attorney for mccauley@pbh.com E-Mail Address
(Civ. 660) 10102
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