IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA AIKEN DIVISIONCITY OF AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA, ) Civil Action No.)PLAINTIFF, ))VERSUS ) COMPLAINT) (Jury Trial Demanded)CRANSTON ENGINEERING GROUP, )P.C., ))DEFENDANT. )The Plaintiff, City of Aiken, South Carolina (“City of Aiken”), complaining of theDefendant, Cranston Engineering Group, P.C. (“Cranston”), respectfully shows unto thisCourt as follows:PARTIES1. The City of Aiken is a governmental entity and political subdivision of theState of South Carolina.2. The Defendant, Cranston, is a corporation organized pursuant to the lawsof the State of Georgia with its principal place of business located in Richmond County,Georgia, and which at all times relevant was authorized to do business within the Stateof South Carolina.3. This is a civil action over which this court has original jurisdiction pursuantto the provisions of 28 U.S.C. Section 1332 in that the parties are citizens of differentstates and the amount in controversy exceeds the sum of $75,000.00.
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