Venue Reform: SB 3 (2005).
In cases involving multiple defendants, if defendants who reside in
In cases involving multiple defendants, if defendants who reside in the county where the action is pending are discharged from liability, the non-resident defendant may require that the case be transferred to a county or court in which venue would otherwise be proper. Contains a forum non conveniens clause, which allows courts to dismiss cases with little or no connection to the venue.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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