What Ford Ruling Clarifies About Personal Jurisdiction

By Reeves Anderson, David Weiner and Sam Callahan (April 2, 2021, 4:21 PM EDT) -- On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court held, in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, that Montana and Minnesota courts could exercise jurisdiction over the global auto manufacturer for certain in-state vehicle accidents, even if Ford sold, designed and manufactured the allegedly defective automobiles outside those forums.[1]...

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