Southern District of New York Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein gave his stamp of approval today to a renegotiated settlement of suits filed by 10,000 plaintiffs who suffered respiratory and other illnesses in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Almost three months after sending the lawyers back to the bargaining table because he said that their original $657 million pact paid too little to injured rescue and cleanup workers, Hellerstein pronounced his enthusiastic support for the new settlement.
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