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    Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Urges World Trade Center Health Program to Expedite Decision on Covering Uterine Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has publicly called on the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program to expedite its decision on whether to include uterine cancer as a covered condition eligible for free health care. The group of representatives from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut – led by Congresswoman Mikie […]

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    Study Finds Liver Damage Risk for 9/11 First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    9/11 first responders and people working at the World Trade Center site after 9/11 were recently found to have developed hepatic steatosis – commonly known as fatty liver disease – at four times the rate among the general population. The study, published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, also found that responders who reached […]

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    Final Day for Major 9/11 Registration Deadline

    By Michael Barasch

    Today, July 29, 2021, marks the final day for 9/11 first responders and survivors and their families to register with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) if you were certified with a 9/11 illness or lost a loved one more than 2 years ago.  When you register with the VCF, you preserve your right to register […]

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    Early Treatment Could Help 9/11 Victims with Respiratory Illnesses

    By Michael Barasch

    A recent study found that treating Ground Zero-related respiratory illnesses at an early stage could help 9/11 community members maintain lung function. Published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, the article examined the medical records of more than 1,000 firefighters who were at the World Trade Center site on or after 9/11. Firefighters with […]

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    Mike Barasch Receives 2021 CancerCare Award

    By Michael Barasch

    Managing Partner Michael Barasch was honored to be the recipient of this year’s CancerCare Corporate Achievement Award. Our firm is a proud supporter of CancerCare and their continual work supporting people with cancer—particularly those suffering from the 68 cancers linked to Ground Zero toxins.

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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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    Justice Delayed But Not Denied: Corrupt Lawyer Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison

    By Michael Barasch

    “I actually know your lawyer … he has worked hard on behalf of first responders over the years and I appreciate very much the fact that he is willing to do that for you without getting paid.” “Talk about honorable … thank you Mr. Barasch” —Vincent L. Briccetti, US District Court Judge at the sentencing […]

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