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9/11 Workers Face Deadline For Settlement

Thousands of 9/11 responders suing NYC over their exposure to toxic WTC dust have until Monday to decide whether to join a legal settlement that could pay them as much as $815 million.

11/07/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responders Could Get $47.5M In Settlement

The arrangement, which would cover 9,055 rescue and recovery workers, is still subject to approval by the Port Authority’s board, which next meets on Oct. 21.

10/15/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Bloomberg: I Don’t Want To Fight 9/11 Responders

The deal would pay first responders anywhere from several thousand to about $2 million, depending on the severity of their illness.

10/06/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Urges Ground Zero Workers To Settle

Lawyers for about 10,000 workers tentatively worked out a settlement last spring. It could be worth $625 million to $712.5 million, depending on how many people take the deal.

10/05/2010

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Lindsay Lohan Satisfied With E-Trade Settlement

A lawyer says Lohan is “satisfied” to have resolved her $100 million lawsuit over a commercial that she claimed was referring to her in a Super Bowl ad that mentioned a “milkaholic” baby named Lindsay.

09/21/2010

Groups Get Money To Fight Pollution In Bronx River

NEW YORK (AP) – Organizations and municipalities with projects to fight pollution in the Bronx River are getting a financial boost from a 2007 settlement between the state attorney general’s office and polluters. Attorney General […]

09/02/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responder Calls Settlement Offer An “Insult”

People who worked at Ground Zero and got sick from the toxic dust are finding out exactly how much they’ll get from a $712-million settlement.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responder Calls Settlement Offer An "Insult"

People who worked at Ground Zero and got sick from the toxic dust are finding out exactly how much they’ll get from a $712-million settlement.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010

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