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    The Long-Lasting Effects of 9/11 Dust: Zadroga Act Funds for Late Discovery of Disease

    By Michael Barasch

    As many as 400,000 people were exposed to dust and debris in the aftermath of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Those individuals included everyone from first responders (fire, police and emergency medical technicians), occupants of the World Trade Center (WTC) who were fortunate enough to escape before the buildings’ collapse, volunteers, cleanup crews, nearby […]

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    What to Do if Your WTC Health Claim Is Denied

    By Michael Barasch

    To be eligible to receive free treatment for an illness under the Zadroga Act, your medical provider at the World Trade Center Health Program must submit an evaluation of your history and condition to the program administrator. Then the program administrator must certify your condition as genuinely connected to the 9/11 attacks. What happens if […]

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    Why Should 9/11 Illness Victims Use an Attorney to File a Zadroga Act Claim?

    By Michael Barasch

    Thousands of people who survived the attacks of September 11, 2001 — at the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania — have unfortunately contracted illnesses and injuries because they were in that vicinity at that time. But thanks to an act of Congress, there are funds available to help […]

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    WTC Healthcare by the Numbers

    By Michael Barasch

    Every quarter, the Centers for Disease Control publishes a report that gives a picture of the activities of the World Trade Center Health Program. The program was created as part of the Zadroga Act to provide free health monitoring and treatment for responders and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Those eligible to enroll include […]

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  • Zadroga Act9/11 Injuries

    9/11 Volunteers Eligible for Medical Treatment Benefits

    By Michael Barasch

    In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, it has become a well-known fact that first-responders and other workers at the cleanup of the fallen World Trade Center towers were exposed to dangerous toxins in the debris and dust. Many were affected in the days and months following 9/11. However, many more have and are likely […]

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    How to Apply for the WTC Health Program

    By Michael Barasch

    If you suspect you are suffering from a physical or mental condition because of exposure to the hazards resulting from the 9/11 attacks, you may be eligible for free healthcare under the World Trade Center Health Program. Even if you currently have no symptoms, you may be entitled to free long-term health monitoring and clinical […]

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