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    Happy Father’s Day from Barasch & McGarry

    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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    Barasch & McGarry Honors Memorial Day

    By Michael Barasch

    Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our great country, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. We remember those who have served abroad, and of course, we honor those who have served at home, including those who assisted at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the Shanksville crash site.   […]

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    Mike Barasch Receives National NYPD 10-13 Man of the Year Award

    By Michael Barasch

    Managing Partner Mike Barasch, Partner Lee London, and Ret. FDNY Deputy Chief Richie Alles were honored to be invited to the annual Retired NYPD Florida luncheon. Mike was awarded the National 10-13 Man of the Year Award for the work our firm has done on behalf of first responders and the 9/11 community. It is […]

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    Mike Barasch Appears on 60 Minutes to Discuss Predatory Lending Company Targeting 9/11 Victims

    By Michael Barasch

    9/11 Victims Forced to Pay Over 150% Interest for Loans Managing Partner Mike Barasch was interviewed on 60 Minutes for a story about a lending company that was charging people in the 9/11 community exorbitant interest rates for loans they needed while they waited for their VCF award payments. We blew the whistle on RD […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Honors the Twelfth Anniversary of the Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    January marks the twelfth anniversary of the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,” named in honor of hero NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a Barasch & McGarry client. The act established the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and reactivated the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), providing free medical care and compensation to individuals […]

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    A New Year’s Message from Michael Barasch

    By Michael Barasch

    As we approach 2023, I want to sincerely thank you for everything you do for the 9/11 community, in particular spreading the word to the forgotten victims of 9/11.  Because of clients like you, thousands of retired responders, family members who have lost loved ones, as well as downtown residents, workers and former students have […]

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