Robinson v. Pfizer


(8th. Cir., filed September 12, 2016): Arguing that expansive venue laws has led to venue shopping and abuses in Missouri.  The Court must reign in the personal jurisdiction laws in Missouri in order to better protect defendants from lawsuits being filed in a state where there is no real connection to the defendant or plaintiff.

Court ruled against ATRA's position

On May 1, 2017, the Court denied the appeal as moot. 

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