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    Lower Manhattan Court Workers at Risk of 9/11-Related Illnesses

    By Michael Barasch

    There were thousands of people working at courthouses in Lower Manhattan on and after 9/11, all of whom were exposed to Ground Zero toxins which increases their risk of developing 68 types of cancer and many respiratory illnesses that have been scientifically linked to the 9/11 toxins. Many of these workers were union members, including […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Asthma Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    May is Asthma Awareness Month. Anyone who was exposed to Ground Zero toxins in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or during the 8 following months has a dramatically higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer and many respiratory illnesses, such as asthma. Barasch & McGarry represents nearly 8,500 members of the 9/11 community who […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone who was exposed to Ground Zero toxins on or during the 8 months following 9/11 has a significantly higher risk of developing 68 different types of cancer, including bladder cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about 81,180 Americans will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2022, approximately […]

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    20th Anniversary of Ground Zero Cleanup Completion Approaches

    By Michael Barasch

    May 31, 2022 will mark the twentieth anniversary of the end of the cleanup at the World Trade Center site. Ground Zero burned for more than eight months after 9/11, as more than 100,000 union responders conducted search-and-rescue and recovery operations, starting New York City on the difficult and heroic path to recovery. These responders’  […]

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    Transport Workers Who Helped Evacuation After 9/11 Now at Risk from Ground Zero Exposure

    By Michael Barasch

    The terror attacks on 9/11 occurred at the center of New York City’s transportation network, where labor union members operated and maintained dozens of subway and bus lines, as well as the Staten Island Ferry. Their courageous efforts helped tens of thousands of people evacuate safely in the crucial hours after the World Trade Center […]

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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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    Women of Organized Labor at Risk for 9/11-Related Illnesses

    By Michael Barasch

    On and after 9/11, more than 200,000 women – many of them union members – were exposed to Ground Zero toxins, increasing their risk of developing 68 types of cancer and many respiratory illnesses. These union members include both first responders and survivors, such as educators, medical professionals, and workers at federal, state, and local […]

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