Delaware Judge Affirms Ruling Finding State Registration Created Jurisdiction

(August 26, 2015, 1:22 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — An asbestos defendant’s registration in Delaware is sufficient to create personal jurisdiction, a Delaware judge held in denying reargument on Aug. 25 (In re: Asbestos Litigation, Mary Anne Hudson v. International Paper Co., et al., No. N14C-03-247, Del. Super., New Castle Co.; 2015 Del. Super. LEXIS 423).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150909-005Z.)

Mary Anne Hudson filed suit in the New Castle County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed her to asbestos.

International Paper Co. moved for dismissal for lack of personal...
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