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    Victims, Volunteers Still Waiting on Much-Needed Assistance

    By Michael Barasch

    It’s tough to believe, but 13 years later there are still people who were significantly impacted by the terrorist attacks of 9/11 who are still waiting to receive the assistance they desperately need.  Consider the case of Jaime Hazan, a volunteer and first responder who assisted in the immediate aftermath of the attacks in September […]

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    Firefighters’ Deaths Lead to Calls for Expanding Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    On September 22, 2014, three firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 all died on the same day due to cancer stemming from exposure to hazardous materials and chemicals on that day 13 years ago.  Retired FDNY Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Daniel Heglund and Robert Leaver, who were also retired, […]

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    9/11-Related Compensation Programs

    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. *** You may have several options to obtain treatment for your 9/11-related injuries or compensation for the death of your loved one under three primary benefits programs: Victim […]

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    A Tax Break on Terror-Related Disability Payments: Keep it in Mind

    By Michael Barasch

    Tax Consequences of Victim Compensation Fund and Terror-Related Disability Payments For individuals who sustained injuries, and for families who lost loved ones as a result of the September 11th terrorist attacks, there is some tax relief available. In 2002, then-president George W. Bush signed into law the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. […]

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    Illness Catches Up with Downtown Workers Caught in 9/11 Cloud

    By Michael Barasch

    The terrorist attacks on New York City in September 2001 caught the city, and the world, by surprise. More than a decade later, illnesses suffered by downtown workers continue to take a toll. During the attacks on September 11, many groups of people, including responders, office workers, residents, students and teachers, suffered devastating injuries and […]

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    State Appeals Court Clears Way for Compensation for 9/11 Volunteers

    By Michael Barasch

    In June, a state court of appeals overturned a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Board that denied injury compensation to certain 9/11 volunteer workers. In September 2001, Jaime Hazan, now 43, was an emergency medical technician. After the terrorist attacks on September 11, Mr. Hazan volunteered at a triage area at Chelsea Piers. The following […]

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