In $100 Million Disbursement, Lawyer Taps 9/11 Special Master

, Texas Lawyer


Last month, checks began arriving in the mail for more than 100 victims of the 2011 Reno Air Races disaster — an incident in which a World War II plane crashed into an audience of spectators, killing 10 people and leaving many more injured. While the settlement was handled out of court, which was unusual enough, it also had a "settlement administrator" who helped the lawyers determine how much compensation each of the victims received from a limited pool of insurance funds.

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