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    Prioritizing The Needs Of Those Who Are Sickest

    By Michael Barasch

    Our Expedite Team Responds to an Alarming Rise in Terminal Illness in the 9/11 Community Our law firm has seen an alarming increase in clients who have been told that their illness is so severe, that they have less than a year to live. We are hearing from so many people who are initially being […]

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    Skin Cancer in the 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    The PH level of the WTC dust was the same as Drano. It contained more than 2,500 contaminants, including lead, mercury, glass, asbestos, dioxins, and silica. We breathed it, we ate it, and it covered our skin. As the number of exposed people diagnosed with cancer continues to rise, we note that non-melanoma skin cancer […]

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    U.S. Department of Health Proposes That Uterine And Endometrial Cancers Be Recognized As 9/11 Cancers

    By Michael Barasch

    After years of research and relentless advocacy, we are pleased to announce that the US Department of Health and Human Services has formally proposed adding uterine and endometrial cancers to the list of 9/11-related conditions. If the proposal is accepted, women who have been diagnosed with either of these cancers, or develop them in the […]

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    You Were There. Don’t Leave It To Your Family to Prove It. Who Will Speak For You?

    By Michael Barasch

    It has been more than two decades since the 9/11 attacks. Not surprisingly, many families who lost loved ones to 9/11 illnesses are finding it difficult to obtain the proof that they need for a 9/11 claim. For The 9/11 Community, Serious Illnesses Can Occur At Any Time When Jennifer lost her husband to pancreatic […]

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    Labor Union Advocacy Made the 9/11 Fund Permanent

    By Michael Barasch

    With the 2011 signing of the Zadroga Act, the entire 9/11 community could access free health care and compensation for Ground Zero-related health conditions – thanks to the selfless collective action and community-based involvement of 9/11 first responders and survivors.  By November 2018, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) had approved more than $4.5 billion […]

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    World Trade Center Health Program Announces Online Exhibition on 9/11 Health Effects

    By Michael Barasch

    Health Effects of 9/11, launched by the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program, will raise awareness about the continuing health risks for 9/11 first responders and survivors who were exposed to Ground Zero toxins. The exhibition, developed by the WTC Health Program in partnership with the David J. Sencer Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Museum, […]

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