WTC Cleanup Workers' Liaison Loses $1.87M Fees Bid

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 8:35 PM EDT) -- The former special liaison to a group of cleaning and repair workers injured in the World Trade Center cleanup after the 9/11 attacks lost her bid to recoup $1.87 million for her work in the case after a New York federal judge ruled the request as "grossly excessive" during a hearing Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said Marion S. Mishkin, who he appointed to serve as co-special liaison for workers who sustained nonrespiratory injuries in the cleanup, can't recoup $1.87 million for her work,...
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