Couple Tells Delaware Top Court Registration In State Consents To Jurisdiction
Mealey's (December 17, 2015, 2:42 PM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — An auto parts company knew that it was consenting to jurisdiction in Delaware when it registered to do business there, and its consent negates due process concerns at the heart of a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, a couple pursuing an asbestos case told the Delaware Supreme Court on Dec. 15 (Genuine Parts Co. v. Ralph Allan Cepec and Sandra Faye Cepec., No. 528, 2015, Del. Sup.).
(Response available. Document #01-160106-002B.)
Ralph and Sandra Cepec filed suit in the New Castle County Superior...