Settlement Reached In Ground Zero Injury Lawsuit

A lawsuit against the City of New York and its contractors will be dismissed after more than 95% of plaintiffs agreed to the terms of a $625 million settlement.  The lawsuit stems from the rescue, recovery, and cleanup of the 2001 September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Settlement negotiations have been taking place […]

Construction at World Trade Center Site Moving Along

Construction as the site of the World Trade Center is expected to be finished by 2014.  The construction consists of four office towers, a transit center, and a memorial and museum commemorating the lives lost when two planes were directed into the original towers. Developer Larry Silverstein said that nearly a quarter of a million […]

Former New York Mayor Giuliani Opposes Proposed Mosque near Ground Zero

Former New York Mayor Giuliani recently continued his criticism of the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque to be built just blocks away from where the World Trade Center buildings once stood.  Giuliani said that the mosque would be offensive to the families of 9/11 victims being built so close to where the tragedy took […]

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