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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Feldman v. Acapulco Princess Hotel
Citation:137 Misc.2d 878, 520 N.Y.S.2d 477 (Sup. Ct. 1987)
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George and Delores Feldman (Plaintiffs), residents of New York, sued Acapulco Princess Hotel (Defendant), incorporated under the laws of Mexico, for damages after he was injured at the hotel. The parties disputed over whether New York or Mexico law should control the award of damages, Plaintiffs arguing it would violate public policy to apply Mexican law. Mexican law would limit the possible amount awarded for disability, pain, and suffering, whereas New York law would not.
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