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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/17/2004
  • Published 03/17/2004

Judges

  • McCONNELL, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • 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.
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