2nd Circ. Tosses Remaining 9/11 Cleanup Injury Suits

Law360 (September 28, 2020, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday threw out the last remaining injury suits stemming from cleanup of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, finding that even if the workers proved their case, a prior settlement means they couldn't recover any money from a judgment against the Battery Park City Authority.

The opinion affirms the dismissal last year of 138 cases filed by cleanup and recovery workers at Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein, who found that the workers' 2010 settlement with New York City and WTC Captive Insurance Co. Inc. makes their claims against BPCA moot....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!