Calif. Court Rescues Dow From Sea-Doo Explosion Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2011, 1:26 PM EST) -- A California appeals court told a lower court Wednesday to jettison a Canadian unit of Dow Chemical Co. from California residents' suit over a watercraft explosion, saying the company did not set out to do business in the state.

In an unpublished opinion, a three-judge panel vacated a Los Angeles court's order rejecting Dow Chemical Canada ULC's motion to quash service of summons and directed the court to grant the motion. The U.S. Supreme Court had instructed the appeals court to reconsider the lower court's judgment...
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