41 Cited authorities

  1. Calder v. Jones

    465 U.S. 783 (1984)   Cited 4,611 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding a California court had personal jurisdiction over individual defendants when the defendants had not visited the state in connection with an allegedly defamatory article and "[we]re not responsible for the circulation of the article in California"
  2. Rush v. Savchuk

    444 U.S. 320 (1980)   Cited 805 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that party was not subject to state's jurisdiction in a personal injury action simply because his insurer was based there, and stating that the requirement of minimum contacts "must be met as to each defendant . . ."
  3. Rusheen v. Cohen

    37 Cal.4th 1048 (Cal. 2006)   Cited 1,152 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding California's litigation privilege precludes liability arising from noncommunicative acts that are necessarily related to enforcing a judgment
  4. Dudnikov v. Chalk

    514 F.3d 1063 (10th Cir. 2008)   Cited 950 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a Colorado court had personal jurisdiction over a defendant despite "the lack of defendants’ physical presence in Colorado" because they acted "with the ultimate purpose of cancelling plaintiffs’ auction in Colorado"
  5. Stripling v. Jordan Production Co.

    234 F.3d 863 (5th Cir. 2000)   Cited 1,196 times
    Holding that amendment is futile if "the amended complaint would fail to state a claim" under Rule 12(b)
  6. Miller Yacht Sales, Inc. v. Smith

    384 F.3d 93 (3d Cir. 2004)   Cited 974 times
    Holding that when a court does not hold an evidentiary hearing on the motion, a plaintiff's allegations will be treated as if they were true
  7. Guidry v. U.S. Tobacco Company, Inc.

    188 F.3d 619 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 539 times
    Holding plaintiff must establish personal jurisdiction over a defendant individually and not as part of a conspiracy
  8. Bullion v. Gillespie

    895 F.2d 213 (5th Cir. 1990)   Cited 647 times
    Holding that personal jurisdiction over a California doctor was proper in Texas for claims related to the administration of an experimental medical program in California because, in the aggregate, the doctor maintained numerous business contacts with patients, including the plaintiff, in Texas
  9. Tri v. J.T.T

    162 S.W.3d 552 (Tex. 2005)   Cited 338 times
    Holding in a premises liability case that "[i]ndividual liability arises only when the officer or agent owes an independent duty of reasonable care to the injured party apart from the employer's duty."
  10. Dickson Marine Inc. v. Panalpina, Inc.

    179 F.3d 331 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 343 times
    Holding Switzerland was an adequate alternative forum that "recognize causes of action for both contract and tort"
  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 344,481 times   920 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 68,513 times   121 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  13. Section 22 - District in which to sue corporation

    15 U.S.C. § 22   Cited 723 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Providing for venue where the defendant is "an inhabitant," "may be found," or "transacts business"
  14. Section 13-3-57 - Service on nonresident business not qualified to do business in state; survival of cause of action in case of death or inability to act; service on nonresident executor, administrator, etc

    Miss. Code § 13-3-57   Cited 328 times

    Any nonresident person, firm, general or limited partnership, or any foreign or other corporation not qualified under the Constitution and laws of this state as to doing business herein, who shall make a contract with a resident of this state to be performed in whole or in part by any party in this state, or who shall commit a tort in whole or in part in this state against a resident or nonresident of this state, or who shall do any business or perform any character of work or service in this state