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July 15, 2013

Courts will treat those aboard Asiana differently

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In all, the South Korean government agency that regulates that country’s insurance industry expects Asiana’s insurers to pay out about $175.5 million total — $131 million to replace the plane and another $44.5 million to passengers and the city of San Francisco for damage to the airport. Suh Chang-suk, an official at Financial Supervisory Service, declined to discuss how the watchdog agency calculated its estimate.

Associated Press writer Youkyung Lee contributed to this report from Seoul, South Korea.

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