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$47.5 Million Settlement Approved for September 11 Plaintiffs

This is a settlement for the Fire Accidents lawsuit.

New York, NY: Plaintiffs who allege they were injured or suffered illness in the response and cleanup of the September 11 terror attacks have reached a settlement with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey .

Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein signed an order last week providing preliminary approval to the $47.5 million settlement, which must be approved by the Port Authority's board of commissioners. The agreement is another step forward in the effort to settle claims by some 10,000 plaintiffs.

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Published on Oct-18-10


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