Following up on prior ACT posts as to the Hodjera suit out of the Western District of Washington, the court granted motions for summary judgment filed by defendants Honeywell International and Imerys Talc America Inc. under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(c) for lack of personal jurisdiction.
The court reiterated that due process requires a district court to have personal jurisdiction over a defendant in order to adjudicate a claim against it. Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746, 753 (2014). Further, the plaintiffs …Continue Reading