Starwood said in its court filing that it didn't have enough information to address either the Florida or Southern California case against Esquino.
George Crow, an attorney for Starwood, did not immediately respond to phone and email messages left after business hours Monday.
Ibarra reported from Monterrey, Mexico. Joan Lowy in Washington, Raquel Dillon in Los Angeles and Elliot Spagat in San Diego contributed to this report. Adriana Gomez Licon contributed to this report from Mexico City.
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