16 Cited authorities

  1. Daimler AG v. Bauman

    571 U.S. 117 (2014)   Cited 5,690 times   236 Legal Analyses
    Holding that foreign corporations may not be subject to general jurisdiction "whenever they have an in-state subsidiary or affiliate"
  2. Goodyear Dunlop Tires Oper. v. Brown

    564 U.S. 915 (2011)   Cited 5,264 times   86 Legal Analyses
    Holding "the sales of petitioners' tires sporadically made in North Carolina through intermediaries" insufficient to support general jurisdiction
  3. Walden v. Fiore

    571 U.S. 277 (2014)   Cited 4,349 times   49 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “the mere fact that [defendant's] conduct affected plaintiffs with connections to the forum State does not suffice to authorize jurisdiction.”
  4. Helicopteros Nacionales de Colom. v. Hall

    466 U.S. 408 (1984)   Cited 9,304 times   26 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “purchases, even if occurring at regular intervals” were insufficient to establish general personal jurisdiction over a nonresident corporation
  5. J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro

    564 U.S. 873 (2011)   Cited 1,349 times   36 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a metal-shearing machine manufacturer based in England that engaged an independent distributor to sell its machines across the U.S. was not subject to personal jurisdiction in New Jersey where the plaintiff was injured while using one of the company's machines
  6. Int'l Shoe Co. v. Washington

    326 U.S. 310 (1945)   Cited 22,689 times   109 Legal Analyses
    Holding that states may exercise personal jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants with "certain minimum contacts with [the forum] such that the maintenance of the suit does not offend ‘traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice’ " (quoting Milliken v. Meyer , 311 U.S. 457, 463, 61 S.Ct. 339, 85 L.Ed. 278 (1940) )
  7. BNSF Ry. Co. v. Tyrrell

    137 S. Ct. 1549 (2017)   Cited 587 times   25 Legal Analyses
    Holding that because BNSF was "not incorporated in Montana and does not maintain its principal place of business there" or was otherwise "so heavily engaged in activity in Montana 'as to render [it] essentially at home' in that State," general jurisdiction was improper
  8. Perkins v. Benguet Mining Co.

    342 U.S. 437 (1952)   Cited 1,822 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding Ohio courts could exercise general jurisdiction over a foreign corporation due to the extent and nature of the temporary operations in the state, finding such business activity was continuous and systematic
  9. Carteret Savings Bank, FA v. Shushan

    954 F.2d 141 (3d Cir. 1992)   Cited 986 times
    Holding that an appellate court reviewing an order of the district court dismissing a case for lack of personal jurisdiction "must accept all of the plaintiff's allegations as true and construe disputed facts in favor of plaintiff."
  10. Dayhoff Inc. v. H.J. Heinz Co.

    86 F.3d 1287 (3d Cir. 1996)   Cited 517 times
    Holding that a sister corporation that did not sign an arbitration agreement could not be bound by the agreement, but noting that if the "corporation's interests were directly related to, if not predicated upon, the [signatory's] conduct," the corporation would have been subject to agreement
  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 348,309 times   929 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 69,731 times   123 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 5322 - Bases of personal jurisdiction over persons outside this Commonwealth

    42 Pa. C.S. § 5322   Cited 868 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing the exercise of personal jurisdiction to the fullest extent permitted by the U.S. Constitution
  14. Section 4904 - Unsworn falsification to authorities

    18 Pa. C.S. § 4904   Cited 446 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting unsworn falsifications to authorities
  15. Section 5308 - Necessary minimum contacts

    42 Pa. C.S. § 5308   Cited 20 times

    The tribunals of this Commonwealth may exercise jurisdiction under this subchapter only where the contact with this Commonwealth is sufficient under the Constitution of the United States. 42 Pa.C.S. § 5308 1978, April 28, P.L. 202, No. 53, § 10 (60.1), effective 6/27/1978.