Elizabeth J. Slama

Elizabeth Slama represents clients in complex product liability and mass tort litigation. Prior to joining Faegre Drinker, Elizabeth served as a judicial law clerk to Hon. Denise D. Reilly at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. During law school, Elizabeth worked as a student attorney in her law school’s Child Protection Clinic, where she had the opportunity to brief and argue two cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

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Passengers on Litigation Tourism Train Get Review from Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court will soon consider whether the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibits a state from requiring that a corporation consent to personal jurisdiction in order to conduct business there.

The question arises from a Pennsylvania Supreme Court case, Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Co., 266 A.3d 542 (Pa. 2021), which we wrote about here.  In Mallory, plaintiff Robert Mallory attempted to hold the Norfolk Southern Railway Co. liable for the colon cancer he allegedly developed after being exposed to chemicals during the two decades that he worked for the railroad in Virginia and Ohio.

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