28 Cited authorities

  1. Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz

    471 U.S. 462 (1985)   Cited 14,889 times   38 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. Calder v. Jones

    465 U.S. 783 (1984)   Cited 4,054 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Holding personal jurisdiction in California proper in a libel suit by a California resident against a Florida reporter
  3. Hanson v. Denckla

    357 U.S. 235 (1958)   Cited 7,424 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
  4. IMO Industries, Inc. v. Kiekert AG

    155 F.3d 254 (3d Cir. 1998)   Cited 908 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that minimum contacts do not exist in an intentional tort case unless the defendant " expressly aimed its tortious conduct at the forum"; the mere fact that the harm caused by the defendant was primarily felt in the forum because the plaintiff resided there is not enough
  5. Sher v. Johnson

    911 F.2d 1357 (9th Cir. 1990)   Cited 889 times
    Holding that, in states with statutes identical in all relevant respects to Wash. Rev. Code § 25.05.100, the actions of one partner do not impute to another partner for purposes of personal jurisdiction
  6. Time Share Vacation Club v. Atlantic Resorts

    735 F.2d 61 (3d Cir. 1984)   Cited 829 times
    Holding that a plaintiff establishing personal jurisdiction must present more than "mere affidavits which parrot and do no more than restate plaintiff's allegations without identification of particular defendants and without factual content"
  7. Vetrotex Certainteed v. Consolidated Fiber

    75 F.3d 147 (3d Cir. 1996)   Cited 457 times
    Holding that "whether personal jurisdiction may be exercised over an out-of-state defendant is a question of law, and this court's review is therefore plenary."
  8. Bilt-Rite v. the Architectural Studio

    581 Pa. 454 (Pa. 2005)   Cited 249 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that negligent misrepresentation tort claims are not barred by the economic loss doctrine
  9. Lak, Inc. v. Deer Creek Enterprises

    885 F.2d 1293 (6th Cir. 1989)   Cited 360 times
    Holding that contract negotiations regarding the plaintiff's purchase of real estate in Florida which included telephone calls from the defendant to the plaintiff in the forum state and culminating in the plaintiff's signing the contract in the forum state were "precisely the sort of `random,' `fortuitous' and `attenuated' contacts that the Burger King Court rejected as a basis for haling non-resident defendants into foreign jurisdiction."
  10. Gehling v. St. George's School of Medicine, Ltd.

    773 F.2d 539 (3d Cir. 1985)   Cited 285 times
    Holding that St. George's School of Medicine, a West Indies institution, did not have a sufficient nexus to Pennsylvania to subject the school to general jurisdiction, despite the fact that St. George's advertised in national newspapers that circulated in Pennsylvania; counted Pennsylvania residents among its student body; sent school representatives to Philadelphia as part of a "media swing" intended to raise St. George's profile; and entered into an agreement with a Pennsylvania college to establish a joint international program combining pre-medical studies in Pennsylvania with medical training in Grenada