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Within two weeks after the September 11 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted, and the President signed into law, the statute creating the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. This unique statute, unprecedented in American history, created a legislative no-fault alternative to our traditional litigattio system. It provided generous compensation to those families and surviving victims who voluntarily elected to forgo their right to sue in favor of entering the new Fund. The law was the result of...

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