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Legal Tech Company’s Computer Fraud Case Axed Over Jurisdiction

May 17, 2021, 3:54 PM

A legal technology company lost its chance to pursue a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act lawsuit it filed against one of its business partners in California after a federal judge there ruled the company didn’t have personal jurisdiction in the state.

Prevail Legal Inc. failed to allege how defendant ShakaCode LLC and manager Justin Gordon acted illegally in California, Judge Beth Labson Freeman wrote in an order filed May 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Prevail’s counsel didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Prevail, a remote deposition and transcription platform, hired ShakaCode ...

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