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    East Palestine Train Derailment Could Spark ‘An Explosion of Cancers’

    By Michael Barasch

    Managing Partner Mike Barasch warns that the release of toxic chemicals, including known carcinogens, from a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, could result in an “explosion of cancers,” among community residents—similar to Ground Zero after 9/11. It sent shivers down my spine when the EPA told residents of East Palestine, ‘The air is safe […]

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    Senate Passes The Honoring Our PACT Act To Help Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits During Military Service

    By Michael Barasch

    The nearly $300 billion bill will provide health care and disability benefits to up to 3.5 million veterans suffering from toxic exposure to burn pits. Many have developed cancers and respiratory illnesses from their exposure—similar to those in the 9/11 community. A big thank you to John Feal (pictured) and the FealGood Foundation for their […]

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    The Importance of Financial Planning: By Michael Blake, Financial Advisor at Merrick Financial Group

    By Michael Barasch

    Your VCF award is here, what is your plan? The day has finally come when you are about to receive your VCF award. You have waited a long time for this moment, and it can feel like a huge weight has been lifted off your shoulders. Before spending your well-deserved money, we recommend that you […]

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  • Personal InjuryFirst Responders

    Justice Delayed But Not Denied: Corrupt Lawyer Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison

    By Michael Barasch

    “I actually know your lawyer … he has worked hard on behalf of first responders over the years and I appreciate very much the fact that he is willing to do that for you without getting paid.” “Talk about honorable … thank you Mr. Barasch” —Vincent L. Briccetti, US District Court Judge at the sentencing […]

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  • Personal InjuryWTC Health ProgramHealth Programs

    A Checklist for Your Next Visit to the Doctor

    By Michael Barasch

    After many months of medical offices in the New York City region and across the United States being closed for all but emergency procedures, doctors and nurses are now seeing patients for regular checkups. It is critical that everyone in the 9/11 community returns to see their doctors for their annual visits. Some examples of […]

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  • Personal InjuryCOVID-19WTC Health Program

    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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