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New Haven Superior Court, in New Haven. New Haven Superior Court, in New Haven. Photo: Google

In a cautionary tale, a Connecticut court has denied a motion for voluntary dismissal from a Dallas-based venture capital firm that sued a Connecticut real estate company in the wrong state, and then sought to end its own lawsuit.

But in addition to filing in the wrong state, the plaintiff also appeared to have muddled its arguments in its memorandum in support of the motion to dismiss. Instead of stating it had chosen the wrong jurisdiction, the plaintiff argued that the Connecticut court lacked subject matter jurisdiction.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace covers legal trends, lawsuits and analysis for the Connecticut Law Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @RobertSCTLaw or reach him at 203-437-5950.

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