Date: September 23, 2013 Last Edit: November 09, 2016

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BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell – Legal reform (forum shopping / personal jurisdiction) 

U.S. Supreme Court

NFIB joined in this case in urging the Supreme Court to rein-in forum shopping plaintiffs. Specifically, NFIB argued that out-of-state business defendants should not be hauled into state courts if the plaintiff’s injury did not occur in that forum–at least not where the plaintiff resides in a different state as well.

Status: PENIDNG. Amicus brief filed 3/3/17.


If you have a case that impacts small business, please contact us at:  1-800-552-NFIB.  We are actively looking for opportunities to weigh in on important issues in Montana.

In the meantime, we are involved in many cases that impact this state and others.  To see our complete list of Supreme Court cases click on Washington, DC on the interactive map.

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