9/11 liability News

Silverstein Denied Right to Seek $3.5 Billion From Airlines

Real estate developer Larry Silverstein was denied the right to seek $3.5 billion from airlines whose planes were hijacked by terrorists and flown into the World Trade Center’s twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001. U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein …

New York Judge to Rule If WTC Developer Can Seek Damages From Airlines

A federal judge is days away from deciding if New York developer Larry Silverstein can recover as much as $3.5 billion from airlines for damages to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, on top of more than $4 …

Judge to Mull If Airlines Owe WTC Owners Over 9/11

A judge who has presided over most of the litigation stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make aviation companies pay billions of dollars in damages. …

World Trade Center Developer Challenges Airline’s ‘Act of War’ Defense for 9/11 Attacks

The leaseholder of the World Trade Center properties is asking a U.S. federal judge to reject arguments that American Airlines is not liable for damages stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 hijackings because the attacks were an act of war. …

United Airlines Not Liable for Alleged 9/11 Security Lapse: Judge

United Airlines bears no responsibility for suspected security lapses at a Maine airport, which allowed hijackers to board the American Airlines plane that crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, a federal judge ruled. …