Auto Parts Company: Registering In State Doesn’t Create General Jurisdiction

(November 30, 2015, 4:55 PM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — Registering to do business and appointing an agent for service in a state cannot create general jurisdiction under recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent, an auto parts company defending an asbestos action told the Delaware Supreme Court Nov. 12 (Genuine Parts Co. v. Ralph Allan Cepec and Sandra Faye Cepec., No. 528, 2015, Del. Sup.).

(Opening brief available. Document #01-151202-013B. Coalition for Litigation Justice amicus brief available. Document #01-151202-014B.)

Ralph and Sandra Cepec filed suit in the New Castle County Superior Court in February...
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