Airlines In 9/11 Suit Defend Reduced-Damages Claim

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT) -- A group of airlines on Thursday defended their claim that they are owed a 90 percent reduction in any damages awarded to World Trade Center owners in a New York federal court dispute over 9/11 costs, saying the owners failed to offer any substantive arguments against their claim.

The dispute arises out of a 2005 settlement agreement between 7 World Trade Center LP and WTC insurer Industrial Risk Insurers that established if any money was awarded in their legal battle with the airlines, including American Airlines...
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