19 Cited authorities

  1. Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz

    471 U.S. 462 (1985)   Cited 14,440 times   37 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant has "fair warning" if he purposefully directs his activities at residents of the forum and if the litigation results from alleged injuries arising out of or relating to those activities.
  2. Helicopteros Nacionales de Colom. v. Hall

    466 U.S. 408 (1984)   Cited 8,260 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “purchases, even if occurring at regular intervals” were insufficient to establish general personal jurisdiction over a nonresident corporation
  3. Int'l Shoe Co. v. Washington

    326 U.S. 310 (1945)   Cited 19,913 times   68 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[t]he activities which establish its `presence' subject it alike to taxation by the state and to suit to recover the tax"
  4. Hanson v. Denckla

    357 U.S. 235 (1958)   Cited 7,368 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that personal jurisdiction over defendant trustee was inappropriate when defendant's only contacts with the forum resulted from plaintiff-settlor's unilateral activity of moving to Florida
  5. Alpine View Co. v. Atlas Copco AB

    205 F.3d 208 (5th Cir. 2000)   Cited 584 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that general jurisdiction did not exist where the defendant occasionally sold products to entities in Texas that used the defendant's products for projects in Texas and the defendant's employees made field visits to Texas between December 1992 and December 1993
  6. Stuart v. Spademan

    772 F.2d 1185 (5th Cir. 1985)   Cited 852 times
    Holding that the nonresident defendant did not intend to avail himself of the laws of the forum when he contracted with several Texas residents, sent letters to Texas, shipped products to Texas, included a Texas law provision in the contract, and marketed his product in Texas
  7. Panda Brandywine Corp. v. Potomac Elec. Power

    253 F.3d 865 (5th Cir. 2001)   Cited 487 times
    Holding that conclusory allegations that defendant knew plaintiff was a Texas resident and knew its actions would intentionally cause harm to plaintiff in Texas was insufficient to establish specific jurisdiction over defendant
  8. Mink v. AAAA Dev. LLC

    190 F.3d 333 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 484 times
    Holding that website is passive when it provides the user with printable forms and displays contact information
  9. Ruston Gas Turbines, Inc. v. Donaldson Co., Inc.

    9 F.3d 415 (5th Cir. 1993)   Cited 489 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it would be fair to exercise jurisdiction over the third-party defendant in Texas because the Texas forum would bring all the parties into one courtroom for a single resolution of the case
  10. Central Freight Lines Inc. v. APA Transport Corp.

    322 F.3d 376 (5th Cir. 2003)   Cited 316 times
    Holding that the defendant shipper's awareness of and interference with a contractual relationship between two Texas-based companies whose business relationship centers around Texas and that resulted in harm to plaintiff in Texas supported personal jurisdiction in Texas
  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 267,561 times   779 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 11 - Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 11   Cited 27,412 times   107 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unrepresented party" to the same standard as an attorney
  13. Section 17.041 - Definition

    Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 17.041   Cited 128 times

    In this subchapter, "nonresident" includes: (1) an individual who is not a resident of this state; and (2) a foreign corporation, joint-stock company, association, or partnership. Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 17.041 Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.