THE FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITIES ACT: THE ROADBLOCKS TO RECOVERY

When U.S. citizens, like photographers and journalists, are killed by acts of terrorism abroad while performing their jobs, it sends shockwaves through the American home front. “[In] the long term, the sudden death of a loved one may manifest itself as ‘a deep inner feeling of pain and anguish often borne in silence.”’1 Thus, the pain and anguish of a loved one may manifest itself as the Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (IIED) although individuals react differently under like circumstances.2 Foreign nationals face many challenges when filing civil claims, like IIED, in U.S. courts against foreign states.3 Foreign nationals are faced with the difficult task of breaking through jur

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

708.234.7298 T | 708.843.5846 F

ILLINOIS & WISCONSIN

©2020 by SL DeBarros Law Firm, LLC | Legal Innovation You Can Trust