HPTY Challenges U.S. Jurisdiction for International Company in Thailand

November 29, 2017

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP is assisting one of the largest international hospitality and retail conglomerates based in the Asia Pacific region in challenging jurisdiction in the United States over an alleged wrongful death on an African safari. The lawsuit arises from a hippopotamus attack on a property operated in a national park in Tanzania. The matter includes issues regarding temporary restraining orders and injunctions, attempting to assert jurisdiction, by courts in both Tanzania and the U.S. Robert Thackston serves as lead counsel, directing the team's strategy.

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