florida personal jurisdiction

Mr. Parthenais must have been furious! How could there even be a misunderstanding when everything seemed to clear to him?

According to Parthenais, a principal of the Canadian-based Venetian Salami Company contacted him at his business in Florida and engaged his services to investigate the collectibility of a large delinquent receivable. After performing as agreed

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in International Shoe v. Washington, Florida enacted its first long-arm statute, currently found in Section 48.193.  This section, aptly titled “Acts subjecting person to jurisdiction of courts of state,” provides two different options for plaintiffs who are seeking to invoke the long arm of the law and

Up until the later part of the nineteenth century, personal jurisdiction was tied to a state’s territorial jurisdiction. In those days, personal jurisdiction over a defendant was established either by serving a defendant with process within the boundaries of the state, attaching land owned by the defendant within the state, or through the defendant’s consent