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By Lloyd Dixon

Examines merits going to people who have been killed or heavily injured within the Sep 11 assaults and advantages to participants and companies in ny urban that suffered losses shape the assault at the global exchange heart.

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Children are entitled to death benefits until they turn 21 (or 23 if they are full-time students). In New York, a flat payment of $50,000 is made to the estate of an employee who leaves no dependents. There is no such payment in New Jersey. In both states, up to $6,000 is available to cover funeral expenses (New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, 2001). The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund considered the workers’ compensation benefits that were paid before it made an award as a collateral source and deducted those benefits from its award.

20 Compensation for Losses from the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks the firefighters had accepted awards from the Victim Compensation Fund (“New York Judge Dismisses 9/11 FDNY Radio Lawsuit,” 2004). Cases were filed against the terrorist organizations believed to be responsible for the attacks and against various high-ranking officials in the Saudi government, including members of the royal family (Shenon, 2002; Kelley, 2002). There was no restriction on pursuing such cases in parallel with filing claims in the VCF.

As a consequence, these attorneys believe that the tort system had little to offer the dead and injured, other than those on Flight 93, and that almost all families would apply to the VCF. As the discussion later in this chapter makes clear, those attorneys turned out to be correct. Initially, a sizable number of surviving family members kept their tort options open. 7 However, most of those families eventually elected not to sue. 8 In January 2004, it was believed that between 80 and 100 wrongful death claims naming defendants other than terrorists would continue to make their way through the court system (Garc’a, 2004).

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