Products Liability Law Daily Wrap Up, JURISDICTION—MOTOR VEHICLES—4th Cir.: Court affirms dismissal of products liability action against motorcycle distributor for lack of specific jurisdiction, (Jan 10, 2022)

By Sara Cracau, J.D.

Merely conducting extensive business in South Carolina was insufficient to confer personal jurisdiction on a motorcycle distributor for claims arising out of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Florida.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed, on jurisdictional grounds, the dismissal of a products lia ...