On June 14, 2022, Tabet DiVito & Rothstein won an appeal in the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District. In the underlying lawsuit, the plaintiff brought a negligence claim against the firm’s client. TDR obtained a trial court victory, and the trial court dismissed the claim for lack of personal jurisdiction.
On appeal, the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District affirmed the dismissal. The order by Justice Lisa Holder White contains a thorough analysis of recent precedents on the concept of specific personal jurisdiction.