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Jaime Weida is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.

Jaime received her J.D. (magna cum laude) from the Mississippi College School of Law, where she was executive editor of the Law Review and president of the Law Student Bar Association. During law school, Jaime served as a judicial extern for the Hon. LaKeysha Greer Isaac of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. She has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Last week, Mississippi’s highest court ruled that a South Korean company, LG Chem, which manufactured the battery that powered a “vaping device,” could be sued in Mississippi, despite that company having no physical presence in Mississippi and not being registered to do business in Mississippi.

The case – Dilworth v. LG Chem, Ltd. – is