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Madison County, Illinois is a favorite venue among forum shoppers. Jamison Winters discusses how, by recognizing Bristol-Myers Squibb’s narrowing of the relatedness standard in specific personal jurisdiction, the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision in Rios v. Bayer may work to discourage forum shopping in venues like Madison County.
Personal jurisdiction, specific jurisdiction, mass torts, products liability, Madison County, asbestos, tort reform, Illinois Supreme Court, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Winters, Jamison, "Rios v. Bayer: The Illinois Supreme Court Recognizes Bristol-Myers Squibb" (2020). SLU Law Journal Online. 54.