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Aviation Insurers to Pay $95 Million in 9/11 Settlements

Aviation Insurers to Pay $95 Million in 9/11 Settlements
Ryan Boyd

On Tuesday, a New York federal court ruled that aviation insurers, including American Airlines and United Airlines, must pay a combined $95 million in claims related to security failures that allowed aircraft to be hijacked on September 11, 2001. Land developer Larry Silverstein and World Trade Center Properties previously received more than $5 billion from unrelated lawsuits in relation to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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  1. overdahill

    November 23, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    I was reading that the nursing homes in Florida where all those people
    died may be facing criminal charges.

    Given so many historical mistakes where clear legal mandates were
    were disregarded, should not similar considerations apply here?


    December 6, 2017 at 3:19 pm

    In other related news, the St. Nicholas church, which was destroyed by the 9/11 attacks, has its reconstruction suspended due to lack of funds. Shouldn’t they be getting some of the money? After all, the church was located in the World Trade Center parking lot…..

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