Chevron Unit Sheds Overseas Plant Injury Suit In Texas

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 12:47 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate panel ruled Thursday that a Bangladeshi Chevron affiliate cannot be sued in the state by a resident who was injured while providing quality control services to the company’s plant overseas, saying it is undisputed the company is not incorporated in Texas and lacks a principal business operation there.

The First Court of Appeals panel dismissed claims against Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve Ltd. in a premises liability suit launched in a lower court by Stephen and Vicki Baldwin, who had sued a host of...
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