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WNYC News

Tough Task for Those Compensating Ill 9/11 Workers

Friday, September 07, 2012

Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the "queen of torts" for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. But she may be up against her most daunting task to date.

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WQXR News

Judge Gives 9/11 Workers Until Nov. 16 to Join Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

September 11 first responders and recovery workers made sick by their work at the World Trade Center site have another week to decide whether they want to join a legal settlement.

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WNYC News

Judge Extends Deadline for 9/11 Workers to Join Settlement

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

September 11 first responders and recovery workers made sick by their work at the World Trade Center site have another week to decide whether they want to join a legal settlement.

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WNYC News

9/11 Settlement Close to Target, But Still Counting

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

It could be days before there's an accurate count of those opting into the 9/11 health settlement. Lawyers say they're close, but they need 95 percent of some 10,000 plaintiffs to opt in for the proposed settlement to hold. The deadline was Monday night at midnight.

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WQXR News

WTC Workers Consider 9/11 Settlement

Monday, November 08, 2010

Thousands of police officers, firefighters and ground zero cleanup workers have until the end of today to join a legal settlement that could pay them as much as $815 million.

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