Unformatted text preview: (Is this true, considering the long-arm statute?) (1) plaintiff must allege sufficient jurisdictional facts to bring the defendant within the coverage of the long-arm statute; (2) whether sufficient “minimum contacts” are shown to comply with the requirements of due process. “is engaged” language of the statute decides case for Gibbons; Due Process? No. The claim doesn’t arise out of minimum contacts with the state. Gibbons’ minimum contacts weren’t the car accident. What about MS Long-arm statute: (3) hiring a lawyer to represent you might constitute doing business in the state. However, this is probably a loser argument....
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- Fall '08
- Pleading, Gibbons, Long-Arm Statutes Gibbons