WEST CORP. v. SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY (SANFORD), D042633
California may assert personal jurisdiction over a nonresident telemarketing corporation when a California resident initiates a phone call to buy a product, reaches a telemarketer who handles the order, and the telemarketer then initiates a sale of a separate product and allegedly makes misrepresentations during the sales pitch for the separate product.
- Decided 03/17/2004
- Published 03/17/2004
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Walsh & Furcolo, Timothy M. Twomey, San Diego, Daniel W. Kelsberg; Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, M. Jerome Elmore, Joshua F. Thorpe and Corey F. Hirokawa, Atlanta, GA for Petitioners., Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach, Patrick J. Coughlin, Frank J. Janecek, Jr., Kevin K. Green, San Diego; Law Office of Artie Baran and Artie Baran for Real Party in Interest.
- For Appellees:
- No appearance for Respondent.