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    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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    Re-Authorization of The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act has Bi-Partisan Support

    By Michael Barasch

    *** UPDATE: Since the date of this blog post, the deadline for filing a claim with the Victim Compensation Fund has been extended until December 18, 2020. *** In 2011, Congress passed the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, which established a program within the Department of Health and Human Services to provide […]

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    Understanding the VCF Claim Filing Process

    By Michael Barasch

    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, (VCF) part of the James L. Zadroga Act of 2010, provides compensation to individuals who suffered physical harm while responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  There are two different ways in which you may apply for benefits through the VCF: Online: This tends to be the better […]

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    Numerous Health Complications Common from 9/11 Aftereffects

    By Michael Barasch

    Over the past several years, there has been growing concern surrounding the numerous types of health effects stemming from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan. After the building materials, furniture and electronic equipment fell and were crushed, dust and debris from the buildings filled the air. Many New York residents, attack victims and […]

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    Huffington Post Reminds Us of 9/11 Responders’ Sacrifices

    By Michael Barasch

    The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are etched in the minds of most Americans. However, it can be easy to forget the real impact that day had — and continues to have — for individuals and families who were part of the tragic event.  On the anniversary of the event this year, the Huffington […]

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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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    ‘Stair Climbs’ Memorialize Heroics of NYC Firefighters, First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    Few people can truly imagine what it must have been like to be trapped in the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001. What’s even more difficult to believe is that so many firefighters rushed into the two towers to rescue as many people as possible, climbing countless stairs while knowing that […]

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