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Tag Archives: Personal Jurisdiction

Civil Practice: Personal Jurisdiction-Fraud Case

Where a Minnesota attorney sued out-of-state defendants in Minnesota state court for their alleged participation in a fraud scheme, and the defendants removed the case to federal court, the dismissal is affirmed because the connection between the defendants and the ...

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Torts: Product Liability-Personal Jurisdiction

Defendants appealed from the judgment entered against them, awarding plaintiff actual and punitive damages for plaintiff’s use of defendants’ talc products. On appeal, defendants argued that the trial court lacked personal jurisdiction over them. The trial court exceeded its authority ...

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Civil Practice: Order of Protection-Personal Jurisdiction-Service of Process

Where appellant challenged the entry against him of a full order of protection, the trial court erred in exercising personal jurisdiction over the appellant because the record did not show that the appellant received proper service of process, so the ...

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Contracts: Trademark Infringement-Coexistence Agreement-Personal Jurisdiction

Defendant adopted the name Federated National Holding Company. Plaintiff became concerned defendant’s name was confusingly similar to its own, and the parties entered a coexistence agreement under which defendant agreed to adopt a new name within seven years and provide ...

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Civil Practice: Personal Jurisdiction-Service of Process-Child-Custody Case

  Where a mother in a child-custody case challenged personal jurisdiction over her, the mother was served in California and service was valid under California law, so service of process was proper, and the trial court had personal jurisdiction to ...

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Civil Practice: Personal Jurisdiction-Sufficient Contacts

Where Arkansas residents, who hired a Louisiana resident to represent them as a non-lawyer advocate in a civil rights action, brought a claim against a Louisiana lawyer contacted by their advocate for limited representation, dismissal of the Arkansas residents’ claim ...

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Civil Practice: Personal Jurisdiction-Non-Resident Corporation-Website Activity

Where a Pennsylvania corporation sued by a Missouri subcontractor sought to prohibit a Missouri court from exercising personal jurisdiction over it in a negligent-misrepresentation action, a preliminary writ is made permanent because the corporation’s website, while accessible to Missouri residents, ...

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