$575M Settlement For WTC Rescue Workers Delayed

Law360, New York (March 19, 2010, 6:48 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday delayed a $575 million settlement to be paid by the WTC Captive Insurance Co. to 10,000 rescue, recovery and debris removal workers who sued the city of New York over injuries sustained at the World Trade Center after 9/11, a week after the deal was announced.

At a hearing set up so workers could air their concerns about the proposed settlement, Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the Southern District of New York said the deal did not include enough money for...
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