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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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  • What is the Zadroga Act and What Does it Cover?

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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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    BREAKING NEWS: SENATE PASSES BILL 97-2 TO EXTEND & FULLY FUND 9/11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND

    By Michael Barasch

    I am thrilled to report that this afternoon, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer & Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Act.” However, it is not a time to celebrate. As happy as I am for the 9/11 Community in general, and our […]

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    Urgent: Senators Rand Paul & Mike Lee have blocked the passage of S.546

    By Michael Barasch

    Senators Rand Paul & Mike Lee have blocked the passage of S.546 – “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund”. 74 other Senators have agreed to co-sponsor this pending bi-partisan bill and nearly every other Senator has assured us that they will vote for it! As you know, the House […]

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  • Deadline Alert

    9/11 claims for compensation and benefits have specific windows of eligibility for victims and their families. Register now to ensure your claim is filed accurately and within the proper window. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

  • More City Unions Obtain Unlimited Sick Leave for 9/11 Illnesses

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    More City Unions Obtain Unlimited Sick Leave for 9/11 Illnesses

    By Michael Barasch

    Another group of public employees suffering from 9/11-related illnesses has been given unlimited sick leave as the de Blasio administration continues to grant these arrangements on a union-by-union basis. New York State employees as well as New York City first responders and sanitation workers have been allowed to take unlimited sick time as they deal […]

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