Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a personal injury action arising out of the death of an individual while on vacation in the Bahamas, dismissal of the action on forum non conveniens grounds is reversed where: 1) it was error for the district court to consider only the contacts that the case had with the Southern District of Florida; and 2) the district court erred in failing to consider, except in regard to whether the Bahamas was an adequate alternate forum, the undisputed financial difficulties the plaintiff would face if the case had to be tried in the Bahamas.
Filed December 22, 2009
Opinion by Judge Lawson
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