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12 June, 02:39

A condo owner, a citizen of State A, hired an electrician, a citizen of State A, and a gas worker, a citizen of State B, to fix the wiring in his condo and install a new gas stove. Unfortunately, the condo burned down while they were working on it. The condo owner sued the gas worker for negligence, seeking $100,000. The gas worker files a motion to dismiss the case for failure to join the electrician, alleging that he contributed to the fire.

How should the court rule?

A Deny the motion and order that the electrician be joined as a permissive co-defendant.

B Deny the motion and order that the electrician be joined as an indispensable party.

C Deny the motion, because the electrician is not a necessary party.

D Grant the motion, because the electrician is a necessary party but his joinder would destroy complete diversity.

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  1. 12 June, 02:54
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    The correct answer is letter A

    Explanation: Deny the motion and order that the electrician be joined as a permissive co-defendant.
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