WTC Settlement Deadline Extended
The deadline for 9/11 rescue and recovery workers to accept the WTC Captive Insurance Company's settlement has been extended a second time, to November 16, 2010. To date, more than 90% of claimants have agreed to the settlement. For the settlement to go forward, 95% participation is needed.
November 10, 2010
In addition, the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act has been amended so that those who accept the settlement will still be eligible for federal compensation, should Congress approve the legislation .