Company Tells Delaware Court It Isn’t Subject To State’s Jurisdiction
(February 12, 2016, 12:54 PM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — As recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent makes clear, a non-forum defendant cannot be subject to general jurisdiction absent the presence of incorporation or a principle place of business in the state, an auto parts company fighting an asbestos case told the Delaware Supreme Court Jan. 4 (Genuine Parts Co. v. Ralph Allan Cepec and Sandra Faye Cepec., No. 528, 2015, Del. Sup.).
(Reply available. Document #01-160217-022B.)
Ralph and Sandra Cepec filed suit in the New Castle County Superior Court in February 2015 against...