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    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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    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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    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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    9/11 Informational Seminar

    By Michael Barasch

    To those who attended our 9/11 Informational Seminar, thank you for taking the time out of your busy days to learn about your rights as a 9/11 survivor. As Jon Stewart, Senator Gillibrand, and many of the speakers so eloquently stated, these programs are yours. Use them. We are thrilled that so many of you […]

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    We Will Never Forget

    By Michael Barasch

    Eighteen years ago today, our country suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in human history. Thousands of innocent lives were lost on September 11, 2001, and those exposed to the World Trade Center toxins have faced a terrible health crisis that continues to afflict the 9/11 community. Tragically, more than 2,300 people have died due to […]

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    Breaking News: President Trump Signs Law Which Fully Funds and Permanently Extends the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    This morning I was honored to be invited to the White House to witness the historic signing of the law which fully funds and permanently extends the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. In addition to the legislators who sponsored the bill, the ceremony included families of our clients Jimmy Zadroga and Ray Pfeiffer, as well as […]

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