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    Barasch & McGarry Celebrates the Thirteenth Anniversary of the Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    Today, January 2, marks the thirteenth anniversary of the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,” named in honor of hero NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a Barasch & McGarry client. The act established the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and reactivated the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), providing free health care and compensation to responders and survivors who […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Honors the 13th Anniversary of the Senate Passing the Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    December 22 marks the thirteenth anniversary of the Senate passing the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,” named in honor of hero NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a Barasch & McGarry client. The act established the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and reactivated the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), providing free health care and compensation to responders and […]

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    Our Commitment to the 9/11 Community

    By Michael Barasch

    We would like to take a moment to share with you some of our work on behalf of the 9/11 community. On September 11, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the 9/11 Notice Act. We are proud to have worked closely with the New York State Legislature to pass the bill. The bill will require businesses to […]

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    An Important First Step: Enrolling in the Health Program

    By Michael Barasch

    Enrollment in the World Trade Center Health Program is a critical early step in assessing the eligibility of 9/11 victims. Therefore, the first order of business for all clients is to enroll in the Health Program as quickly and efficiently as possible so you can get the health care you need and compensation you deserve. […]

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    How Much Is Your Claim Worth? How Long Will It Take?

    By Michael Barasch

    Thanks to the Zadroga Act, 9/11 responders and survivors have the right to substantial compensation for 69 different types of cancer and respiratory illnesses. These tax-free awards include compensation for pain and suffering, lost earnings, and benefits for surviving spouses and family members. Some people have expressed that they feel guilty making a claim for […]

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    Bridget Gormley Receives Septimius Award

    By Michael Barasch

    Congratulations to Barasch & McGarry Outreach Coordinator, Bridget Gormley, on receiving the 2023 Septimius Award for Best Short Documentary for her film, Dust: The Lingering Legacy of 9/11. The documentary is a tribute to her father Billy Gormley of Ladder 174, who died of 9/11-related bladder cancer. We are so proud and fortunate to have […]

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