WASHINGTON, DC. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1 rejected a petition challenging the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ finding that defendants in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act...
NEW YORK - (Mealey's) U.S. Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the Southern District of New York on June 23 approved a $716 million settlement for first responders and workers who cleared the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center towers after the Sept...
NEW YORK - (Mealey's) More than 10,000 of the claimants eligible to participate in the World Trade Center Disaster Site settlement process in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York have chosen to opt in, according to an announcement...
NEW YORK – (AP) Thousands of ground zero workers who claim to have been sickened
by dust and debris from the World Trade Center will have 90 days to decide
whether to accept a settlement worth up to $657.5 million. U.S. District Judge
NEW YORK - (AP) The din of rebuilding the World Trade Center is driving guests away from a prominent hotel overlooking ground zero, and the agency in charge hasn't listened to requests to quell the noise, the hotel's owner says in a lawsuit filed...
NEW YORK – (AP) A federal judge rejected a multimillion dollar settlement for
people sickened by ash and dust from the World Trade Center, saying the deal to
compensate 10,000 police officers, firefighters and other laborers didn't
NEW YORK - (AP) More than 10,000 people have joined a legal settlement that will pay hundreds of millions of dollars to ground zero workers exposed to toxic World Trade Center dust. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .