About the Litigation:
This litigation seeks money damages from the named defendants who allegedly participated, conspired, sponsored, aided, abetted and otherwise provided material support to the terrorists who conducted the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Multiple cases were filed in various courts asserting related claims. On December 9, 2003, the Federal Court Judicial Panel for Multi District Litigation issued an Order transferring and consolidating all such cases in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and assigning them to Judge Richard C. Casey. The consolidated terror case is known as In Re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001, 03 MDL 1570(RCC).
This website provides information about the pending litigation. This site will provide additional information about the litigation as it progresses and in the future may incorporate links to additional court pleadings and orders of the Court. For more information see www.nysd.uscourts.gov, the case-specific website maintained by the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
This website is provided as a convenience and is not intended to relieve attorneys who represent individual plaintiffs who have filed actions for wrongful death, personal injury or property damages arising from the September 11 attacks or individuals or organizations who have been named as defendants from monitoring the progress of the litigation as it affects their case(s) or their interests.
On June 16, 2004 the Court issued an Order known as Case Management Order
No. 3 ("CMO#3") regarding the organizational structure for the
management of this litigation and appointed Liaison Counsel and a Plaintiffs'
Executive Committee, the members of which are: