Federal court approves “snap removal” by carrier forum defendant

Serafini v. Southwest Airlines Co. (N.D. Tex. Sept. 8, 2020).  The passenger/plaintiff commenced her personal injury lawsuit against Southwest in a Texas state court.  The next day, and before service had been effected, Southwest, a Texas citizen and the sole defendant, “snap removed” the case to federal court on the basis of diversity jurisdiction.  In … More Federal court approves “snap removal” by carrier forum defendant