Tennessee Federal Judge: Personal Jurisdiction Exists Over U-Haul International

Tennessee Federal Judge: Personal Jurisdiction Exists Over U-Haul International

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Because an international truck rental company "reached out" from its U.S. national headquarters in Arizona to conduct its business and deal with allegations of racism at one of its locations in Tennessee, it is reasonable for a Tennessee federal court to exercise personal jurisdiction over the company in an employment discrimination lawsuit, a Tennessee federal judge held July 6 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. U-Haul International, Inc., et al.,  No. 2:11-cv-02844, W.D. Tenn.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93371).

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