October 22, 2010
Judge sets trial date for individual 9/11 case
On October 20, 2010, the Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York set a trial date for the case Bavis v. United Airlines, Inc. Filed by the family of Mark Bavis, a passenger on board United Airlines Flight 175 on September 11, 2001, the case alleges that United Airlines and other defendants are liable for gross negligence in connection with September 11 terrorist attacks. The trial will begin June 13, 2011 in New York.
Motley Rice attorney Don Migliori, who represents the Bavis family, said of the upcoming trial, "People want to know what happened that day—our client wants to know what happened...The point of this trial is to tell that story."
Learn about the In re Terrorist Attacks litigation that Motley Rice attorneys have filed on behalf of its clients against the alleged financiers and material supporters of the terrorist organization al Qaeda.