9/11 Rescue Workers' $713M Deal Clears Last Hurdle

Law360, New York (November 19, 2010, 6:13 PM ET) -- More than 95 percent of eligible plaintiffs have opted into a $712.5 million settlement for rescue and recovery workers allegedly injured from the 9/11 attacks, clearing the way for the deal between the plaintiffs and WTC Captive Insurance Co. to go into effect.

Settlement consultant Garretson Resolution Group Inc. notified the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday that 10,043 out of 10,563 eligible plaintiffs have opted into the settlement, a figure that WTC Captive's lawyers believed to be the highest...
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