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  • If You Are a 9/11 Survivor Anxious About COVID-19, You Are Not Alone

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    If You Are a 9/11 Survivor Anxious About COVID-19, You Are Not Alone

    By Michael Barasch

    Physical injuries and illnesses are not the only scars carried by 9/11 responders and survivors. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which in 2001 was much less well understood than it is today, has afflicted many in the 9/11 community. The current coronavirus pandemic is causing the anxiety and depression felt by many PTSD sufferers to flare […]

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    Mission Accomplished! 50,000 Masks and 2,500 Meals Donated by July 4th

    By Michael Barasch

    On America’s 244th birthday, we have so much to be grateful for. We are proud to announce that we have reached our goal of 50,000 masks and 2,500 meals donated by July 4th. Since March, while all of us were working remotely, we were able to help thousands of frontline responders and health care workers […]

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  • WTC Health Program Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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    WTC Health Program Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic

    By Michael Barasch

    Nearly two decades after the events of September 11, 2001, the effects are still felt, physically and emotionally, by those who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the many health complications affecting the lives of these heroes. The World Trade Center Health Program, which provides medical […]

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    Happy Father’s Day: Mike Barasch Speaks About His Own Dad, the Current Health Crisis & the Importance of Taking Care of Each Other

    By Michael Barasch

    Father’s Day is an emotional day for us all – whether you are celebrating a living father, a father who has passed, or any other type of father figure. If you are lucky enough to still have your father, one way to let him know that you care is to remind him to see a […]

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  • Former New York Governor Criticizes Coronavirus Response


    Former New York Governor Criticizes Coronavirus Response

    By Michael Barasch

    George Pataki could not have anticipated that the release of his new book, which looks back at the post-9/11 political climate, would occur in the middle of another world-changing event, the COVID-19 pandemic. The book, released in April, and his virtual book tour have drawn the former New York governor into the conversation about the […]

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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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    News 12 Covers Barasch & McGarry Mask and Lunch Donation Program

    By Michael Barasch

    Our firm is proud to support first responders and medical providers, many of them forced to sleep in their cars, after working extended shifts, in order to protect their own families.  We owe them an enormous debt of gratitude.  To date,  our firm has donated more than 2,000 meals to health care workers at 75+ […]

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