Friday, May 2, 2008
According to the New York Sun:
It's hard to recall a decision that is more outrageous. Judge Lippman, whom Governor Spitzer appointed to the First Department, upheld the notion that the Port Authority was 68% liable for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, while the terrorists were only 32% liable.
I am certainly willing to believe that a court reached this decision in order to promote loss spreading or placing damages on deep pockets or some other notion, but is that actually what happened in this case? If anyone skims or reads the decision, feel free to leave a comment clarifying the story. Hat tip: How Appealing