American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK) and United Continental (UAL) will face a trial over property damage...

American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK) and United Continental (UAL) will face a trial over property damage to the World Trade Center buildings after a judge in New York ruled that he couldn't determine if insurance payments covered the damages that World Trade Center Properties LLC is seeking. In a court filing, the carriers are alleged to have been negligent during the terrorist incident.

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  • youngman442002
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    disgusting....Absolutely disgusting...what an idiot judge
    5 Sep 2012, 07:54 AM Reply Like
  • aaretired
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    Not the judge, it's the system.
    5 Sep 2012, 05:55 PM Reply Like
  • StockBreeze
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    Sounds like World Trade Center Properties LLC and the Insurance Company need to have a meaningful discussion/assessment of the monetary damages to WTC as a result of the terrorist acts, with some intelligent mediation ( judge ) .


    If there are limitations and exclusions as per the policy , I would think think that's where the crux of this is , although it far too tragic an occurrence to view this solely and to the final determination of the insurance company's take.


    This judge is being dismissive of his responsibilities and , under the circumstances of the event that he is being so easily dismissive, would render him unconscionable and almost morally bankrupt , IMHO, based on the news byte supplied here.


    Must be alot more to this than meets the eye initially.
    5 Sep 2012, 08:53 AM Reply Like
  • Candy Cavalier
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    Really... Ridiculous!
    5 Sep 2012, 09:46 AM Reply Like
  • jackooo
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    I would say they were more than negligent!
    5 Sep 2012, 01:24 PM Reply Like
  • brookspoland
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    Damn! And only one day after canceling the
    pilots contract with the judge on the other side of town! Oh well, live by the sword, die by the sword.
    5 Sep 2012, 03:45 PM Reply Like
  • Hot Wax
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    In that case, shouldn't the country those terrorists came from who drove the planes be named in the suit to pay for their part too?
    6 Sep 2012, 02:35 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    In this case all Muslims should not be allowed to fly...period..
    6 Sep 2012, 08:22 AM Reply Like
  • mach92flyr
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    Airlines knew for years that the cockpit doors offered ZERO security for the pilots. They also knew of previous attempt to use aircraft as weapons (see Paris).
    As usual, management refused to install armored doors despite the Airline Pilot Associations attempts to have this done.
    However, CEO compensation climbed exponentially during this same period of time.
    Let WTC have their day in court. UAL and AMR will have their $2,000/hour legal, but it just wont help. A United Pilot.
    6 Sep 2012, 07:00 PM Reply Like
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