Skip to content

Zadroga Act

  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Women who were first responders or working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a dramatically higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer from their exposure to World Trade Center (WTC) toxins, including ovarian cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents more […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly half a million first responders and people working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a dramatically higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer that are presumed linked to the World Trade Center toxins, including prostate cancer. Barasch & […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    Ground Zero Construction Workers Eligible for Health Care and Compensation

    By Michael Barasch

    After the terrorist attacks on 9/11, rescue teams searched for survivors amidst millions of tons of debris – the wreckage of the World Trade Center. To help these teams locate survivors and, ultimately, identify victims, thousands of union construction workers worked around the clock at Ground Zero. These ironworkers, carpenters, steamfitters, boilermakers, machinists, cement and […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Labor Day and the Anniversary of 9/11

    By Michael Barasch

    As we celebrate Labor Day and honor the anniversary of 9/11, we should remember that the story of the 9/11 community has been defined by the contributions of labor unions and their members. There were the first responders who, arriving within seconds of the attack, risked and too often lost their lives helping thousands of […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. There were nearly half a million first responders and survivors working, living, and studying in Lower Manhattan on and after 9/11 who have a higher risk of developing respiratory illness and 68 different types of cancer linked to the WTC toxins, including thyroid cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents nearly […]

    Read More
  • Deadline Alert

    9/11 claims for compensation and benefits have specific windows of eligibility for victims and their families. Register now to ensure your claim is filed accurately and within the proper window. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramFirefighters

    Study Finds Unique Cancer Risks for 9/11 Firefighters

    By Michael Barasch

    A recent study in the medical journal Nature Medicine found that FDNY firefighters who worked at the World Trade Center site on and after 9/11 have an increased risk of all types of cancer, with a particularly elevated incidence of prostate, thyroid, and tonsil cancer, as well as melanoma. For thyroid cancer, for example, the […]

    Read More
  • Newsletter

    Stay updated on breaking 9/11 news
    Subscribe Now

Home Live Chat

Photo of Michael Barasch.
Online Now

Hi, we are here to help if you have questions.