Personal Jurisdiction

Well, at least that’s true when we are blogging about defense wins.  And this week, we have another good gadolinium case.  This time from New York.

Just a quick reminder – gadolinium is a contrast agent that is injected into a patient before undergoing an MRI.  The gadolinium is intended to pass through the body,

Don’t stop us if you’ve heard this before, because you have. A plaintiff brings an lawsuit over injuries allegedly from a medical device, sues not only the company that made and marketed the device but also a parent company that did not make or market the device, said parent moves for dismissal for want

Today the to take another shot at “stream of commerce” personal jurisdiction in two automotive cases.  Here are the case pages at SCOTUSBlog:  Ford Motor Co. v. Bandemer, , and Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, .  The decisions being appealed are Bandemer

One slushy morning this week, we found ourselves searching for our favorite black duck boots.   We found one and put in on, then, after much rummaging in the dark recesses of our closet, found a second.   At this point, we were on the edge of missing our train, so we put on the second shoe

The actual words written by Shakespeare and spoken by Antonio in The Tempest are “Whereof what’s past is prologue.”  Antonio is trying to convince Sebastian to murder his father the king and take the crown for himself.  When Shakespeare wrote these words, he intended Antonio to convey to Sebastian that everything that had happened in

The last baseball player to reach a .400 batting average for a season was Ted Williams in 1941.  In a sport that probably keeps more stats than any other, baseball sees records broken and milestones reached all the time.  Some marks, however, appear to be set in stone.  One of these is Ted Williams’s 1941

You can buy almost anything you want on line – and a whole lot of stuff you didn’t know you wanted until you saw it online.  And, if you can think of something you want that you can’t find online, there are DIYers online just waiting to make you whatever it is you’ve dreamed up.