Beirut Bombing Victims Closer To $2B Iran Award From Citibank

Law360, New York (March 1, 2013, 8:50 PM EST) -- Family members of U.S. soldiers killed in a 1983 bombing in Lebanon advanced in their bid to collect $1.8 billion held with Citibank out of a $2.7 billion judgment against Iran when a New York federal judge ruled for them Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted a partial summary judgment bid by the plaintiffs in an order that did not state her reasons for doing so, and her opinion Thursday was filed under seal. She will make the opinion public after a March 15...
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