Easterling v. Am. Optical Corp., 207 W. Va. 123, 529 S.E.2d 588 (W.Va. 2000)12/01/2015
The holding in this case clarified the manner in which West Virginia's long arm statutes are to be applied in product liability actions and established that a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction cannot be converted to a summary judgment motion, even when the circuit court considers matters outside the pleadings.
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