Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 2nd Circuit: 211 World Trade Center Plaintiffs' Claims Wrongly Dismissed

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 2nd Circuit: 211 World Trade Center Plaintiffs' Claims Wrongly Dismissed

NEW YORK - A panel of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 10 partially vacated and partially affirmed a District Court ruling, concluding that the lower court erred when it dismissed the claims of 211 plaintiffs who alleged that they had been injured as a result of exposure to chemicals during the cleanup activities after the World Trade Center attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 (In re: World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation, No. 12-3403, 2nd Cir.).

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