WTC Workers Lose Bid To Re-Enter 9/11 Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge ruled Friday that several cleaning and repair workers who claim they were injured in the World Trade Center cleanup cannot be reinstated into a group litigation regarding WTC cleanup injuries after failing to comply with key court deadlines.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said that reinstating the 22 plaintiffs — who ignored court instructions to confirm that their answers to court interrogatories were true and correct — would be unfair to other workers who were dismissed for similar reasons and...
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