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    Barasch & McGarry Remembers Liver Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. All first responders and civilians who were 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 Ground Zero toxins, including liver cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents more than […]

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    300 FDNY Firefighters Lost to 9/11-Related Illness

    By Michael Barasch

    The number of FDNY firefighters who have died as a result of 9/11-related cancer or respiratory illness now exceeds 300, the FDNY Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) announced recently. Retired FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph McKie passed away in late September of colon cancer, which he developed as a result of his exposure to Ground Zero toxins […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Studies show that both women and men who were first responders or who were working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 have a higher risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer from exposure to Ground Zero toxins, including breast cancer. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 & […]

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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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    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 […]

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