Pentagon Families Cut Deal Over 9/11 Liability

Law360, New York (October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of families whose relatives were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 while working inside the Pentagon have settled their lawsuits against the airlines and security firms that allegedly shirked their duties by failing to prevent the terrorist attacks.

On Wednesday, plaintiffs' firm Azrael Gann & Fanz revealed that four Pentagon families, along with one World Trade Center family, had reached a confidential detente with American Airlines and a host of other defendants.

"More than anything, our clients wanted the airlines and security firms responsible for...
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