MDL Court Holds Allegations Against Foreign Parent Entity Sufficient for Personal Jurisdiction but Insufficient for Liability

August 10, 2021
Danielle N. Bagwell
MGKF Litigation Blog

On August 3, 2021, in the Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (“MTBE”) MDL the Court ruled that while the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's alter ego allegations were sufficient to pierce the corporate veil as between defendants Lukoil Americas Corporation and its subsidiary Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. for jurisdictional purposes, they were not sufficient to pierce the veil for liability purposes, nor was there successor liability, resulting in the dismissal of all claims against LAC.

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