This isn’t just about legal technicalities; it’s about New Yorkers’ livelihoods and ability to make ends meet.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. The Super. Ct. of S.F. Cnty.
(Cal., filed September 2014): Arguing that it is improper for California courts to exercise specific personal jurisdiction over a company that has no connection whatsoever to California, except for the fact that its product is sold in the state. Urged the state high court to grant cert and rehear the case.
Petition for cert granted on November 19, 2014.
Plaintiff-friendly courts tilt the scales of justice at will.
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