J. Mark Pecci, II and Erica Johnson of Marks O’Neill’s Philadelphia office were successful in having Preliminary Objections sustained in Philadelphia County. Defendant, a New Jersey bar, was sued by a Plaintiff estate for a death which occurred in Philadelphia. Preliminary Objections were filed by the bar seeking dismissal of the case for lack of personal jurisdiction. The Preliminary Objections argued that the bar did not maintain significant contacts with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for jurisdiction to be appropriate. The Philadelphia Trial Court sustained the preliminary objections and dismissed the claims against the bar.