The families of American victims of a hotel shooting in Egypt in 1993 may press their personal injury and wrongful death claims in New York, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

Finding a lower court gave too little weight to the emotional toll the families would suffer if forced to sue in Egypt, the court reinstated a case that had been dismissed for forum non conveniens.

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