31 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 187,310 times   258 Legal Analyses
    Holding that government officials cannot be held liable for their subordinates' unconstitutional conduct under a theory of respondeat superior
  2. Daimler AG v. Bauman

    571 U.S. 117 (2014)   Cited 3,752 times   191 Legal Analyses
    Holding that foreign corporations may not be subject to general jurisdiction "whenever they have an in-state subsidiary or affiliate"
  3. Goodyear Dunlop Tires Oper. v. Brown

    564 U.S. 915 (2011)   Cited 3,547 times   60 Legal Analyses
    Holding "the sales of petitioners' tires sporadically made in North Carolina through intermediaries" insufficient to support general jurisdiction
  4. Hertz Corp. v. Friend

    559 U.S. 77 (2010)   Cited 2,979 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a corporation's principal place of business is “the place where a corporation's officers direct, control, and coordinate the corporation's activities”
  5. Phillips v. County of Allegheny

    515 F.3d 224 (3d Cir. 2008)   Cited 13,446 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a district court need not permit a curative amendment if such amendment would be futile
  6. In re Burlington Coat Factory

    114 F.3d 1410 (3d Cir. 1997)   Cited 6,157 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court may consider a "document integral to or explicitly relied upon in the complaint" when deciding a motion to dismiss
  7. Jumara v. State Farm Ins. Co.

    55 F.3d 873 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 2,123 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff's choice of venue "should not be lightly disturbed"
  8. Werwinski v. Ford Motor Co.

    286 F.3d 661 (3d Cir. 2002)   Cited 515 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, in the absence of a controlling decision from a state's highest court on an issue of state law, a federal court sitting in diversity must predict how the court would rule by considering the relevant decisions of the state's appellate courts
  9. Duquesne Light Co. v. Westinghouse Elec. Corp.

    66 F.3d 604 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 596 times
    Holding that the economic loss doctrine "prohibits plaintiffs from recovering in tort economic losses to which their entitlement flows only from a contract"
  10. Thompson v. Real Estate Mortg. Network

    748 F.3d 142 (3d Cir. 2014)   Cited 335 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court may have been "correct" in not finding a "joint employment" relationship "if one considers only the name of the payor appearing on [plaintiff]'s pay stubs. But [plaintiff] alleges more. The Amended Complaint states that an employee of [defendant] conducted Thompson's training . . . indicating that [defendant] had at least some authority to 'promulgate work rules and assignments'"
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 258,654 times   761 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Section 1441 - Removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1441   Cited 39,924 times   127 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a civil action brought in state court can be removed to federal court if the district court would have had original jurisdiction over the action
  13. Section 1404 - Change of venue

    28 U.S.C. § 1404   Cited 23,574 times   139 Legal Analyses
    Granting Class Plaintiffs' motion to transfer action in order to "facilitate a unified settlement approval process together with the class action cases in" In re Amex ASR
  14. Section 1391 - Venue generally

    28 U.S.C. § 1391   Cited 21,391 times   187 Legal Analyses
    Finding that venue lies where a "substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim" occurred
  15. Section 5301 - Persons

    42 Pa. C.S. § 5301   Cited 130 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Providing that registration as a foreign corporation in the state "constitute a sufficient basis of jurisdiction to enable the tribunals of this Commonwealth to exercise general personal jurisdiction over [it]"