- 1 -UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTDISTRICT OF CONNECTICUTCASE NO.: 10-CV-1960
JOHN DOE NO. 1,Plaintiff,vs.KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS,Defendant.____________________________________/
Plaintiff, JOHN DOE NO. 1, brings this Complaint against KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, asfollows:1.
JOHN DOE NO. 1 is an adult male resident of the State of Kansas and is sui juris.Plaintiff has filed this lawsuit under the pseudonym John Doe No. 1 to protect his identity as victimof childhood sexual abuse and prevent further psychological harm to the Plaintiff if his name werepublicly disclosed. Plaintiff’s identity will be confidentially disclosed to the Defendant.
Parties, Jurisdiction and Venue
Defendant KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS is a specially-chartered corporationorganized and existing under the laws of the State of Connecticut, with a principal place of businessat 1 Columbus Plaza, New Haven, Connecticut, 06519.3.
This is an action for damages in excess of $5 million.4.
This Court has jurisdiction of this action and the claims set forth herein pursuant to 28U.S.C. §1332(a), as the matter in controversy (i) exceeds $75,000, exclusive of interest and costs;and (ii) is between citizens of different states.