Friday, March 26, 2010
Judge rejects proposed settlement in 9/11 lawsuit
A week ago the federal judge overseeing the lawsuits filed by more than 10,000 Ground Zero workers seeking compensation for health problems triggered by their exposure to ash and dust spewed into the air after the 9/11 terror attacks rejected a proposed settlement to end the case. Here is the story from Law.com. The judge complained the settlement paid too little to victims and that its terms were confusing, making it difficult for some 10,000 individual plaintiffs to make a decision on whether to accept or reject payments. Here is an update.