Faced with an avalanche of claims by workers who suffered respiratory illness while cleaning up the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, Southern District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has appointed two special masters to organize the cases.
Hellerstein named Aaron D. Twerski, dean of Hofstra University School of Law and James A. Henderson Jr., a professor of Cornell Law School as special masters for the cases, which plaintiffs’ lawyers say could eventually number as many as 11,000.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]