4th Circ. Revives Wrongful Death Suit Over Marriott Attack

Law360, Chicago (May 1, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Wednesday restored a lawsuit alleging Marriott International Inc. was liable for failing to adequately secure an Islamabad franchise hotel struck by a deadly terrorist attack in 2008, reversing a lower court's ruling that held Pakistan was an available and more convenient forum for the case.

The appeals court remanded the case brought by the widow and three sons of civilian contractor Albert DiFederico, who died in the attack, finding that a Maryland federal court had not pointed to any evidence to back...
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