Sep
18
2018
On September 13, 2018, the First Department of the Appellate Division released its decision in the Thomas McGlynn matter.
Sep
18
2018
On Thursday afternoon, Judge Stephen Stobbs presided over opening statements in a trial in Madison County, Illinois, that could result in the first jury award for a plaintiff in an asbestos-related case since 2003.
Sep
13
2018
On September 10, 2018, Judge Charles Butler of the Delaware Superior Court held that the Court did not have personal jurisdiction over nonresident plaintiffs in talc cases.
Sep
07
2018
Recently, in Roberts v. Crabtree RV Ctr., Inc., the Court (Calmer, J.) granted the defendant Crabtree RV Center Inc.’s Motion to Dismiss the plaintiff’s Complaint on the ground that the Court lacked personal jurisdiction. Superior Court, judicial district of New London, Docket No. CV-17-6030768-S, 2018 Conn. Super. LEXIS 989 (May 17, 2018).
Sep
07
2018
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has unanimously held that foreign companies registered to do business in Pennsylvania have consented to general personal jurisdiction.
Sep
07
2018
A long raging battle in the Connecticut Superior Court is the proper procedure for “authenticating” deposition excerpts filed in support or in opposition to a motion for summary judgment.
Aug
23
2018
Online content has the ability to spread like wildfire. Social media and blog postings can go viral moments after being posted, often by publishers who had no idea of the impact it would have upon being posted.
Aug
23
2018
In a previous article, we examined the prerequisites for a Court to exercise in personam jurisdiction over a Defendant. Equally important for defense counsel is to determine whether the case can be removed to federal court.
Aug
09
2018
Please join me at Perrin Conferences' National Asbestos Litigation Conference on October 1-3, 2018 at The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel. I will be speaking on a panel titled Jurisdictional Update - Overview of the Most Active and Emerging Jurisdictions.
Aug
08
2018
It is fair to assume that most attorneys will miss at least one filing deadline at some point during their career. When this happens, the million dollar question becomes whether the Court will accept the filing past the deadline.