Can a claim against an International hotel be litigated in the US if the hotel is is owned by an American Company?

Asked 12 months ago - Pittsburgh, PA

Can a personal injury claim against Le Meridien hotel in Amman Jordan be litigated in the US because the hotel is is owned by Starwood an American Company?

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  1. Thomas Kenny

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    Answered . Why not?

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  2. Theodor Kaplun

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    Answered . Yes.

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  3. David Ian Schoen

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    Answered . Don't even think about doing this without an attorney. Starwood has many layers and different companies that you need to cut through to get to first base.

  4. Michael David Myers

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    Answered . Ownership structures can be complicated and there will be a forum non conveniens challenge.

    If you want to discuss please email me at mmyers@myers-company.com or call on my mobile: (206) 714-1421. Thanks.
  5. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . Depends on the corporate structure

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