Mass. Federal Court Adopts Recommendation that Motion to Dismiss on Jurisdiction Grounds Be Granted

  • Order
  • Report and Recommendation

BOSTON –– A Massachusetts federal court has adopted a report and recommendation that a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in an asbestos case, in which a magistrate judge found that the company’s contacts with the state were “insufficient to establish this court’s assertion of general or specific personal jurisdiction over it.”

In a Dec. 27 order, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, wrote that after consideration of the plaintiff’s objection, the report and recommendation is accepted and adopted.

In a Nov. 21 report and recommendation, U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith Gail Dein opined that the …


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