[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] unanimously in Goodyear v. Brown [Cornell LII backgrounder; JURIST report] that foreign subsidiaries of the American corporation Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company [corporate website] are subject to neither specific nor general personal jurisdiction in North Carolina. Two North Carolina teenagers were killed in a bus accident in France when a tire manufactured in Turkey malfunctioned. The boys’ parents initiated a wrongful death lawsuit against Goodyear…

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