A Connecticut law firm could be sued in Arizona state court based on its alleged negligence in analyzing the legality of a tax shelter considered by an Arizona client, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A Connecticut law firm subjected itself to being sued in Arizona courts when it accepted a $50,000 fee for issuing an opinion letter supporting a tax shelter being considered by an Arizona resident.
A foreign defendant’s remote use of a computer in Connecticut satisfied the jurisdictional requirements of both the state’s long-arm statute and due process, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Personal jurisdiction may be exercised under a state long-arm law over an out-of-state resident who posted allegedly defamatory statements on her Internet website, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 11th Circuit.
An Ohio business could establish personal jurisdiction in order to sue an out-of-state customer for allegedly defamatory comments posted on the Internet, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
The operator of a tour boat that exploded off the Turks and Caicos Islands, killing and injuring its passengers, is not subject to the court’s jurisdiction under Florida’s long-arm statute, the 11th Circuit has ruled.