LONG ARM STATUTE

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In May 2014, Kelli Tyrrell (“Tyrrell”), the special administrator for the estate of Brent Tyrrell (“Brent”), sued BNSF Railway Company alleging violations of the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (“FELA”) for injuries Brent experienced while working for...

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Overview

A long-arm statute is a statute that allows for a court to obtain personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant on the basis of certain acts committed by an out-of-state defendant, provided that the defendant has a sufficient connection...