Claims Jurisdiction in 9/11 Suits Varies

Stittleburg, Philip C.
February 2004
Fire Chief;Feb2004, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
Focuses on police officers, fire fighters, sanitation workers and demolition and cleanup workers who filed lawsuits in the New York Supreme Court against the City of New York and the Port Authority concerning the 'September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001'. Allegations that they suffered injuries; Federal causes of action; Scope of the preemption created by the act; Factors affecting the nature of the claims and the court's jurisdiction.


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