American and United Airlines, aviation security companies, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had a duty of care to those who were injured, killed or suffered property damages as a result of the Sept. 11 hijackings, a Manhattan federal judge ruled Tuesday, rejecting a motion to dismiss the lawsuits and paving the way for discovery and trial or settlement for those who opt out of the federal Victim Compensation Fund.
Sept. 11-Related Suits Against Airlines Allowed to Proceed
New York Law Journal
September 10, 2003
This article requires premium access
This article requires premium access to Law.com. Please sign in or subscribe to read the full text.