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    What Types of Cancer Are Covered Under the Zadroga Act?

    By Michael Barasch

    There are currently more than 60 types of cancer covered under the health care fund for first responders of the terrorist attacks of September 11. This is thanks to a 2012 decision by the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, which added 50 types of cancer to the language of the Zadroga Act. As […]

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    House Subcommittee Meets to Discuss Reauthorization of Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    On Thursday, June 11, a meeting of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health was held to discuss the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act, also known as H.R. 1786. The bill would reauthorize the existing Zadroga Act, the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund and the World Trade Center Health Program, […]

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  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation Fund

    Barasch & McGarry goes to Washington to lobby for the extention of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

    By Michael Barasch

    Over 100 NYC firefighters and other WTC first responders recently marched on Washington to demand that Congress extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.  The big turnout lobbied Congressional representatives, specifically members of the House Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee, to support the law that supplies health and compensation to sick and dying […]

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  • Zadroga Act9/11 Injuries

    Hundreds suffering from 9/11-Related Illnesses Plead for Zadroga Act Extension

    By Michael Barasch

    Thousands of 9/11 responders will lose their health care and the compensation that the government has acknowledged that they are owed if the program ends “People will die” if Congress fails to extend the Zadroga Act, a former NYPD officer battling cancer warned a House panel Thursday.  David Howley, one of hundreds of supporters of […]

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  • Zadroga Act9/11 Injuries

    The Health Care Responders Need: A Former Lower Manhattan Resident and Recovery Worker Urges Renewal of the 9/11 Zadroga Law

    By Michael Barasch

    May 30 marks the anniversary of the end of the recovery and cleanup operations at the World Trade Center site when the last piece of debris — a misshapen steel column — was cleared in 2002. Thirteen years later, workers, volunteers and survivors can’t clear their bodies of the toxic effects of 9/11. As if in […]

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    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.

  • Zadroga ActHealth Programs9/11 Injuries

    Nurses Ask Washington to Save Cancer Treatment for the 9/11 Heroes They Care For Zadroga 9/11 Health Act to Expire Unless Congress Takes Action

    By Michael Barasch

    “A lot of these members are young members, people with lymphoma at 30 or 40, even prostate cancers at 30 and 40; it’s a young population we’re taking care of.” Meg McCormick, Nurse Case Manager/RN World Trade Center Health Program. Today, on the eve of the first legislative hearing on the reauthorization, advocates for 9/11 […]

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