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Products Liability – Lumber Mill Edger – Successor Company – Personal Jurisdiction (access required)

A lumber mill employee who alleges severe hand and arm injuries from his attempts to dislodge a jammed edger cannot sue defendant Mississippi corporation, the alleged current owner of the edger product line, in this Richmond U.S. District Court as there is no personal jurisdiction under the Virginia long-arm statute. Plaintiff asserts that defendant’s possession ...