Oklahoma Federal Judge: Forum-Selection Clause Binding On Defendant

Mealey's (June 8, 2016, 2:01 PM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma federal judge on June 6 denied a motion to dismiss one of the defendants in a lawsuit over a soured business relationship for lack of personal jurisdiction (Express Services Inc., d b a Express Employment Professionals v. Don G. King, et al., No. 5:15-1181, W.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73178).

(Opinion available. Document #98-160614-050Z.) U.S. Judge David L. Russell of the Western District of Oklahoma said a forum-selection clause in a 1998 franchise agreement is binding and enforceable on Emily...
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