September 11 And Airline Protection/Victim Compensation Programs

Far beyond the criminal and national security ramifications of the September 11 terrorist attacks are the legal liability issues. And, of course, Congress managed to further confuse matters when it passed a law providing relief to the airlines, including liability limitations. AVweb's Phil Kolczynski examines the current state of the law and what impact, if any, there may be on either the affected airlines or on plaintiffs.

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