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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Women who were first responders or working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a dramatically higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer from their exposure to World Trade Center (WTC) toxins, including ovarian cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents more […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly half a million first responders and people working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a dramatically higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer that are presumed linked to the World Trade Center toxins, including prostate cancer. Barasch & […]

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    Ground Zero Construction Workers Eligible for Health Care and Compensation

    By Michael Barasch

    After the terrorist attacks on 9/11, rescue teams searched for survivors amidst millions of tons of debris – the wreckage of the World Trade Center. To help these teams locate survivors and, ultimately, identify victims, thousands of union construction workers worked around the clock at Ground Zero. These ironworkers, carpenters, steamfitters, boilermakers, machinists, cement and […]

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    Labor Day and the Anniversary of 9/11

    By Michael Barasch

    As we celebrate Labor Day and honor the anniversary of 9/11, we should remember that the story of the 9/11 community has been defined by the contributions of labor unions and their members. There were the first responders who, arriving within seconds of the attack, risked and too often lost their lives helping thousands of […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. There were nearly half a million first responders and survivors working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on and after 9/11 who have a higher risk of developing respiratory illness and 68 different types of cancer linked to the WTC toxins, including thyroid cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents nearly […]

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  • Were You There?

    If you were in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the 8 months that followed, you may be eligible for compensation through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

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    Study Finds Higher Myeloma Risk for 9/11 Firefighters

    By Michael Barasch

    A recent study published in Blood Cancer Journal found a higher risk of multiple myeloma precursor disease in FDNY firefighters who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins at the World Trade Center site on and after 9/11. The firefighters included in the study had nearly double – 180% – the normal risk of developing myeloma […]

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