Venue Reform: H.B. 1618 (2013)
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum
Eliminates from the list of Category B venue, the forum where the defendant regularly conducts substantial business activity or where such activity was conducted before the defendant’s withdrawal from the Commonwealth. Category B venue exists where a defendant corporation, partnership, or limited liability company has its principal office or place of business.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
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Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
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