Burnett et al v. The Islamic Republic of Iran et al

Filing 625

ORDER OF PARTIAL FINAL DEFAULT JUDGMENTS ON BEHALF OF BURNETT/IRAN PLAINTIFF'S IDENTIFIED AT EXHIBITS A AND B: (BURNETT/IRAN XXVII): It is hereby; ORDERED that service of process was effected upon the Iran Defendants in accordance with 28 U.S .C. § 1608(a) for sovereign defendants and 28 U.S.C. § 1608(b) for agencies and instrumentalities of sovereign defendants; ORDERED that partial final judgment is entered against the Iran Defendants and on behalf of the Plaintiffs in Burne tt, et al. v. Islamic Rep. of iran. et al., Case No. 15-cv-9903 (GBD)(SN), as identified in the attached Exhibit A, who arc each a spouse, parent, child, or sibling (or the estate of a spouse, parent, child, or sibling) of individuals killed in th e terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, as indicated in Exhibit A, and it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs identified in Exhibit A are awarded: solatium damages of $12,500,000 per spouse, $8,500,000 per parent, $8,500,000 per child, and & #036;4,250,000 per sibling, as set forth in Exhibit A; and it is ORDERED that partial final judgment is entered against the Iran Defendants and on behalf of the Plaintiffs in Burnett, et al. v. Islamic Rep. of Iran, et al., Case No. 15-cv-9903 (GB D)(SN), as identified in the attached Exhibit B, who are each the estate of a victim of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, as indicated in Exhibit B, and it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs identified in Exhibit B are awarded: compensatory dama ges for decedents' pain and suffering in an amount of $2,000,000 per estate, as set forth in Exhibit B (to the extent not previously so awarded); and it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs identified in Exhibits A and Bare awarded prejudgment inte rest of 4.96 percent per annum, compounded annually, running from September 11, 2001 until the date of judgment; and it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs identified in Exhibits A and B may submit an application for punitive damages, economic damages, or ot her damages (to the extent such awards have not previously been ordered) at a later date consistent with any future rulings made by this Court on this issue, and it is ORDERED that the remaining Burnett/Iran Plaintiffs not appearing on Exhibits A or B, may submit in later stages applications for damages awards, and to the extent they are for solatium or by estates for compensatory damages' for decedents' pain and suffering from the September 11 attacks, they will be approved cons istent with those approved herein for the Plaintiffs appearing on Exhibits A and B. Furthermore, the Court respectfully directs the Clerk of the Court to terminate the motion at ECF No. 8221 in 03-MDL-1570 (GBD)(SN) and ECF No. 610 in 15-cv-9903 (G BD)(SN). SO ORDERED. Motions terminated: 610 MOTION for Default Judgment as to Plaintiffs' Motion for Entry of Partial Final Default Judgments on Behalf of Burnett/Iran Plaintiffs Identified at Exhibits A and B (Burnett/Iran XXVII). filed by Burnett Plaintiffs. (Signed by Judge George B. Daniels on 8/2/2022) (jca)

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