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Edward Sholinsky and Jonathan Skowron Published “Viewpoint” Case Analysis in Pittsburgh Business Times

On July 6, 2018 by Schnader

Edward J. Sholinsky and Jonathan B. Skowron published “Viewpoint: Pa. Superior Court ruling says out-of-state businesses can be sued here” in the Pittsburgh Business Times.

“In a decision that goes against the emerging national trend, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has unanimously held that out-of-state companies that register to do business in Pennsylvania have ‘consented’ to general personal jurisdiction in the Commonwealth. On June 28, the Court in Webb-Benjamin LLC v. International Rug Group LLC decided that business registration by itself created jurisdiction over the non-Pennsylvania defendant for its out-of-state activities.”

Read the full article online here.