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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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    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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    WTC Survivors Up in Arms Over 28 Pages Missing from 9/11 Inquiry

    By Michael Barasch

    Nearly 15 years after the 9/11 attacks, survivors are still waiting for justice. The perpetrators died that day, and some of the architects of the attacks have been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay or killed. But there are still bitter feelings among survivors who suspect, quite reasonably, that persons who financed the attacks have been living […]

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    Law Professors Warn Against Allowing Injured Americans to Sue Saudi Arabia

    By Michael Barasch

    On Wednesday, April 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a federal law allowing American victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism to sue the nation of Iran in American courts for as much as $2 billion currently held in the central bank of Iran. Now, another bill is making its way through Congress that would […]

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    Little Progress on Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)

    By Michael Barasch

    In a previous post, we outlined some of the various civil suits initiated in U.S. courts against terrorist organizations as well as other entities that allegedly provided funding and support in relation to the 9/11 attacks on New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania. While many of these suits are ultimately symbolic in nature, some […]

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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.

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    Chiquita Blocks Measure to Compensate 9/11 Victims

    By Michael Barasch

    The largest banana producer in the world is blocking legislation that would aid victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. In September of 2013, a bill to aid recovery of compensation for victims of terrorist attacks was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 3143, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism […]

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