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    Coronavirus and Update for Clients Who Have Already Received 9/11 VCF and/or Litigation Awards

    By Michael Barasch

    Let me begin by acknowledging the Coronavirus health crisis and expressing my sincere hope that you are taking good care of yourself. I am very concerned about the 9/11 community. You are among the most vulnerable since many of you have serious respiratory illnesses and cancers. Please follow the recommendations from the CDC and, as […]

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    WE CONTINUE OUR WORK FOR THE 9/11 COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS HEALTH CRISIS

    By Michael Barasch

    Like you, we’re closely monitoring the latest news about the coronavirus. It is our mission to serve the 9/11 community, and we will continue our work throughout this health crisis. Our office is open, and our dedicated attorneys and staff are hard at work. In an abundance of caution, some of our staff will begin […]

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    Help us spread the word; there are significant benefits available for the “9/11 generation.”

    By Michael Barasch

    Written by: Richie Alles Many people seem to forget that New York’s World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists not once but twice.  The first time was in 1993, in what seemed to be a more innocent era. Simply stated, we as Americans didn’t want to think about terrorism on our own shores. I believe […]

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  • FirefightersVictim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    Interview with Richie Alles on podcast Generation: 9/11

    By Michael Barasch

    Tune in to hear Ret. FDNY Deputy Chief Richard Alles join podcast host Brian Kirsch of 40lexstudios as they launch the first episode of a new podcast titled ‘Generation: 9/11.’ The podcast was created to share stories of those who were affected by their exposure to the toxic dust from 9/11 and the months that […]

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  • FirefightersHealth Programs9/11 Injuries

    FREE 9/11 Informational Seminar

    By Michael Barasch

    The United Federation of Teachers, in partnership with Barasch & McGarry, invites you to attend a special Free 9/11 Informational Forum to learn about the free health care and compensation available to everyone who was downtown on 9/11 or during the 8 months following. Join a panel of downtown teachers, students, residents and other 9/11 […]

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  • Deadline Alert

    The deadline to register all VCF claims has been extended to July 2021 no matter when someone became sick or passed away. You must act quickly to register during this one-time window.

  • FirefightersVictim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Am I a “Responder” or a “Survivor”?

    By Michael Barasch

    Written by Lila Nordstrom of “Students of 911” www.studentsof911.org Not everybody is familiar with the terminology that the WTC Health Program and Victim Compensation Fund use to classify the populations they serve. Here’s a quick primer: General Responders: This category is for people who worked or, in some cases, volunteered down at the WTC site […]

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