Ten Years After 9/11: Property Insurance Lessons Learned

August 1, 2011

1. Nat’l Comm’n on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States, The 9/11 Commission Report, at xv (2004) [hereinafter 9/11 Commission Report] .
2. See generally id . §§ 9.2–9.4, at 285–323. In addition to the WTC towers, three other buildings fully collapsed (WTC 3, WTC 7, and the Greek Orthodox Church at 155 Cedar Street). Patricia Grossi, Property Damage and Insured Losses from the 2001 World Trade Center Attacks , 15(2) Peace Econ., Peace Sci. & Pub. Pol’y 6 (2009), available at www.bepress.com/peps/vol15/iss2/. Three other buildings partially collapsed (WTC 4, WTC 5, and WTC 6), and eleven other buildings sustained major damage. Id .
3. See generally 9/11 Commission Report , supra note 1, § 1.2, at 24–30.
4. E.g ., 9/11 and Insurance: The Eight Year Anniversary , Ins. J . (Sept. 11, 2009), www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/09/11/103694.htm (last visited Feb. 14, 2011); Ins. Info. Inst., 9/11 and Insurance: The Eight Year Anniversary—Insurers Paid Out Nearly $40 Billion (Sept. 10, 2009), www.iii.org/Press_Releases/9–11-and-Insurance-the-Eight-Year-Anniversary.html (last visited Feb. 14, 2011).
5. E.g ., 9/11 and Insurance: The Eight Year Anniversary , supra note 4.
6. E.g ., id .


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Scott G. Johnson


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