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Case Law Jurisdiction

You Purchased a new laptop from a wired nation, inc sore. wired nation,inc., is a national chain of retail electronics and computer stores. The sales rep at wired nation told you that the computer would last for at least 3years, so you did not buy an extended warranty. The computer crashed after 18 months. you obtain the help of a lawyer, who tells you that there is case law in your jurisdiction which says that a purchaser cannot rely on representations by companies or sellers. Can you still file suit? does the prior cas law matter if it is from state or fereral court? what if it is from a different state?

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I can still file a lawsuit if I can find another theory under either federal or state case law. It would probably be most appropriate for a state court to hear my case. In general, federal courts have jurisdiction when there is a federal question involved or there is diversity of jurisdiction. Whether a purchaser can reply on representations by a seller is not a federal question. The primary ...

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You Purchased a new laptop from a Wired Nation, Inc store, which is a national chain of retail electronics and computer stores. The sales rep at Wired Nation told you that the computer would last for at least 3 years, so you did not buy an extended warranty. The computer crashed after 18 months. You obtain the help of a lawyer, who tells you that there is case law in your jurisdiction which says that a purchaser cannot rely on representations by companies or sellers. Can you still file suit? Does the prior case law matter if it is from state or fereral court? What if it is from a different state?

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