Victims Want Iran's 9/11 Liability To Apply To Entire MDL

By Jacob Fischler (July 10, 2015, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Insurance companies and family members of victims in multidistrict litigation over the 9/11 terrorist attacks asked a New York federal court Thursday to extend its earlier ruling that Iran was liable for the attacks to the entire MDL.

Iran conspired with and materially supported al-Qaida for more than 10 years before the attacks, according to a Thursday brief by plaintiffs in the MDL — insurers and the family members of 9/11 victims, shorthanded as Federal Insurance Co. and Ashton plaintiffs in court records. They asked that U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels' December 2011 liability finding against the Islamic republic and...

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