Hausmann v. Bernd

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the trial court’s order that sustained the defendants’ preliminary objection to venue. The action arose out of a car crash in Montgomery County. The plaintiffs live in Montgomery Co. A plumber, working for his employer during the course of his employment, struck the plaintiff’s vehicle. The plumber lives in Montgomery Co. The company is based in Montgomery Co. The plaintiffs sued in Philadelphia, claiming the company conducts business within Philadelphia. The issue was whether the company “regularly conducts business” in Philadelphia Co. The Court held that the company did not have sufficient contacts in Philadelphia and affirmed the trial court’s order transferring venue.

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