Bolstridge v. AGM Marine Contractors
May 9, 2014
Maine Long Arm Statute Jurisdiction Significant Contacts
Summary from the Troubh Heisler Attorneys
Appellate Division vacates ALJ decision granting petition for award against AGM holding that the ALJ erred in concluding that Maine WCB could exercise personal jurisdiction over AGM (Massachusetts Corporation) on the facts before the Board. The facts did not support the conclusion that AGM has “sufficient contacts” with Maine to justify personal jurisdiction under the Maine Long Arm Statute. Discussion of three prong test under the Long Arm Statute for exercising personal jurisdiction.