A state appeals court in Manhattan has ruled that plaintiffs seeking to enforce a $116 million terrorism verdict are entitled to further deposition of the Palestinian Authority’s New York lawyer, whose “excruciatingly slow” testimony apparently caused plaintiffs to run afoul of a previous discovery deadline.

After Yaron and Efrat Unagar were killed in a 1996 terrorist attack in Israel, their families sued Hamas, the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian Liberation Organization under the 1991 Antiterrorism Act, which permits U.S. citizens to sue terrorist groups and seize their U.S. assets.

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