NY Port Authority Strikes $47M Deal With 9/11 Workers

Law360, New York (October 15, 2010, 10:15 AM EDT) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owner of the World Trade Center site, has struck a tentative $47 million settlement with thousands of ground zero workers who claim they were exposed to toxic dust in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The Port Authority will pay millions to those workers who sued for injuries they sustained during the rescue, recovery and debris removal operations that followed the attacks, according to the agreement. Only those plaintiffs who named the Port Authority as...
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