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    Upcoming Deadline for Volunteer 9/11 Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    An upcoming deadline approaches for volunteer 9/11 first responders and recovery workers who worked in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 and in the weeks and months that followed.  Thousands of volunteers supported the search-and-rescue and recovery operations at Ground Zero, the Fresh Kills Landfill, barges between Lower Manhattan and the landfill, and the New York City […]

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    World Trade Center Health Program Has $3 Billion Deficit

    By Michael Barasch

    With many 9/11 first responders and survivors developing chronic health conditions as a result of their exposure to Ground Zero toxins, the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program will have an estimated $3 billion deficit by 2032. The program has 117,000 members who receive medical treatment for cancer, respiratory and aerodigestive illnesses, acute traumatic injuries, […]

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    By Michael Barasch

    Like you, we’re closely monitoring the latest news about the coronavirus. It is our mission to serve the 9/11 community, and we will continue our work throughout this health crisis. Our office is open, and our dedicated attorneys and staff are hard at work. In an abundance of caution, some of our staff will begin […]

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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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    Interview with Richie Alles on podcast Generation: 9/11

    By Michael Barasch

    Tune in to hear Ret. FDNY Deputy Chief Richard Alles join podcast host Brian Kirsch of 40lexstudios as they launch the first episode of a new podcast titled ‘Generation: 9/11.’ The podcast was created to share stories of those who were affected by their exposure to the toxic dust from 9/11 and the months that […]

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  • Were You There?

    If you were in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the 8 months that followed, you may be eligible for compensation through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

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    Honoring the Fifteenth Anniversary of Detective James Zadroga’s Passing

    By escapehatch

    This January marks the fifteenth anniversary of the death of NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a 9/11 hero and a Barasch & McGarry client. Zadroga tragically died of respiratory and digestive disease. But his death and autopsy were the evidence Congress needed to  demonstrate the deadly health consequences of exposure to Ground Zero toxins. Zadroga’s death […]

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