Airlines, Insurers Want 9/11 Deal Terms Kept Secret

Law360, New York (February 10, 2010, 6:21 PM EST) -- Insurers for Ground Zero businesses and the airlines they sued for property damage stemming from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have asked a federal court to keep secret the total amount of their pending settlement agreement.

Releasing details of the deal into the public eye could seriously damage the airlines' reputation and hinder any further settlement negotiations, according to a joint motion to maintain the confidentiality of the deal's key terms, filed on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York....
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