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In September 1997.
Store -- was having a cup of coffee.
At a mall in Jerusalem when ten feet away at terrorist blew himself up.
That attack killed five people and severely wounded 200 others including her -- Mr.
Harris received a twelve million dollar judgment for his injuries to be given by -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who planned the attack.
But -- -- yet.
To see that money so these lawyers serve the war hotel in New York with legal papers claiming rights to the -- -- leaders rooms.
Booked for its upcoming visit.
To the United Nations joining.
Now -- Burnett who survived that 1997 attack.
And is filing the lawsuit Stuart Hersh mr.
Hersh thanks so much for joining us tell us.
What you plan to do went on the did -- job comes to the Warwick hotel.
There's nothing much I can do from here about I can tell you that.
My attorney is prepared.
To go to court.
To man and the room all of the money.
Mean for me I don't need the room I need the money.
And -- I only one just -- And it and you were terribly injured.
In that attack and and you have those injuries.
How can you get.
Money anything get the room.
Would you come to new York and make a statement to say yes I'm here in the room now and I'm getting some measure.
Of justice from this man who caused me this injury and cause other people.
Get things the room is not just -- getting the money the court awarded me.
Money they didn't award me and a week's vacation.
At a luxury hotel.
I need the money.
With that situation.
The way it is.
Every time we go to court.
And we don't get the -- and we don't get money at fifteen years.
As anybody in our American -- -- -- condition continues.
As anybody in the American government tried to help you with us at all.
-- in terms of helping you -- IE this -- yes that tax -- they don't help me collect.
What they do is if I happen expands.
Directly related like medication.
Or property laws.
-- -- -- Extend the reimbursement.
But I'm going to have to pay that back.
But -- that still not just.
There was no of course not we should let people know that.
You were badly burned in the explosion you were hit by shrapnel.
You suffered a 60% hearing loss a speech impediment back pain.
You have difficulty walking when -- awarded that twelve million dollar judgment did you really think that obligated shot.
Would pay its.
He -- no respect.
For and they prefer America one -- when they went to court he didn't show what they would know representative.
It was like -- two way conversation.
Between me and the judge.
-- we wish you well and -- he only.
The only reason he came.
-- then surely.
Was because he realized he could lose.
I don't want the American people to pay.
I don't want.
I don't really not coming to an -- did you pay any American and he should absolutely pay he has judge has -- against -- -- of course you launch just to sustain and -- -- We appreciate you coming in your personal story and good luck we'll see what happens when -- -- arrives at the workers -- keep your courage and.
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