United Settles More 9/11 Passenger Cases

Law360, New York (September 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- United Airlines Corp. reached a settlement on Monday with 14 families of passengers on the ill-fated planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, who had alleged that the airline had failed to take necessary measures to prevent the planes' hijacking.

The agreement, reached on Friday and approved by a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday, is the latest in a series of settlements reached in the last year-and-a-half in cases involving...
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