Terror Victim Sues Warwick Hotel Over Ahmadinejad Stay

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A survivor of a 1997 terrorist attack attributed to Hamas and the Islamic Republic of Iran sued the Warwick New York Hotel on Tuesday, claiming its arrangement to host Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visit to the United Nations General Assembly violates the Terrorist Risk Insurance Act of 2002.

Stuart Hersh, through his attorneys at the Tel Aviv-based Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center, argued that the Warwick cannot do business with Ahmadinejad because his assets have been blocked in connection with a $12 million...
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Case Title

Rubin et al v. The Islamic Republic of Iran et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit


Part One

Date Filed

May 10, 2012

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