The World Trade Center Captive Insurance Co. (WTCC) is seeking to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed last month on behalf of Ground Zero workers accusing the captive operation of misusing a $1 billion grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA).

WTCC argues in the motion that most of the named defendants in the lawsuit are, under statute, granted immunity from personal liability. The captive also contends it has no fiduciary duty to the plaintiffs–Ground Zero workers who were injured during the post-9/11 cleanup.

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