Press Release: Coming October 7 Lawsuits
Victims of Hamas Attacks to Sue Islamic Republic of Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, and Others
Richard D. Heideman, Senior Counsel of Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, PC, a Washington, DC law firm (“HNKLaw”) which has been representing American victims of terrorism for more than twenty years stated that the firm has been engaged by American victims and their family members of terror attacks taking place on or after October 7 to commence litigation against state and non-state material sponsors of HAMAS, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.
Heideman states that “It is essential for American victims to stand against terror, and to seek justice and accountability, both through the courts of law and in the court of public opinion.”
HNKLaw, which represented many of the Americans killed or injured in the Second Intifada, has previously brought cases where US Federal courts have repeatedly found Iran and Syria guilty of supporting HAMAS and awarded judgments against both countries in those cases. HNKLaw also has obtained judgments and/or settlements, many of which have resulted in financial recoveries on behalf of its clients who were victims of acts of terrorism perpetrated by Libya, Iran, Syria, HAMAS, Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, Hezbollah, ISIS, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the Taliban, the Abu Nidal Terror Organization and others, and has many pending actions on behalf of American victims of terror attacks against Iran, Syria, Arab Bank plc, the PA/PLO, Qatari entities, and others accused of providing material support for terror in cases including hijackings, hostage-taking, hotel bombings, stabbings, shootings and other heinous terror attacks.
About Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, P.C.
The law firm of Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, P.C., based in Washington, DC, is a global firm with affiliates in various parts of the world. Richard D. Heideman, Noel J. Nudelman, Tracy R. Kalik, Joseph H. Tipograph and other members, associates, of counsel and affiliates of the firm have extensive experience in complex litigation. The firm has served as lead counsel in numerous cases on behalf of victims of terror and their family members who have been killed or injured in terrorist attacks throughout the world. The firm has successfully brought cases against Libya, the Syrian Arab Republic, the Islamic Republic of Iran, , Arab Bank plc and others accused of funding or providing material support for terror and continues committed to seeking justice on behalf of Americans who have suffered tragic murders or maiming at the hands of terrorists, their sponsors, supporters, and funders.
Richard D. Heideman, Senior Counsel of HNKLaw previously served as President of B’nai B’rith International, is the Chairman of The Israel Forever Foundation, and is the author of The Hague Odyssey: Israel’s Struggle for Security on the Front Lines of Terrorism and Her Battle for Justice at the United Nations (Bartleby Press) and also The Bloody Price of Freedom (Gefen Publishing House). He and other members of the firm are available for interviews and comments on matters relating to the ongoing battle against terror and the important use of the American legal system in pursuit of justice.
Richard D. Heideman
Heideman Nudelman & Kalik, PC
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 440
Washington, DC 20015