In re Air Crash Over the Mid-Atlantic on June 1, 2009

Memorandum and Order Granting Motion to Dismiss and Denying Motion for Reconsideration

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"Judge Breyer upheld his initial decision from October that the case should be exported abroad based on a legal doctrine called forum non conveniens, which allows courts to reject U.S. jurisdiction if there is an adequate and more convenient alternative forum available." (courtesy WSJ)

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, International Trade Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Products Liability Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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