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    Has Your Member of Congress Forgotten 9/11?

    By Michael Barasch

    As of midnight, September 30, 2015, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act expired. The expiration means that the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and the WTC Health Program will not be funded beyond October 2016. Does Congress truly intend to abandon thousands of 9/11 responders and survivors who served our country valiantly in […]

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    NYC Mayor de Blasio Criticized for Traveling While Zadroga Act Expires

    By Michael Barasch

    CBS New York recently reported the NYC mayor Bill de Blasio is coming under fire for traveling extensively instead of attending to duties here at home. During his 21 months in office, the mayor has held one town hall meeting, but has flown to Nebraska, Washington, D.C., Iowa, Italy, Paris and the Vatican. New York […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    DEADLINE: JUST 60 DAYS LEFT FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED 9/11 CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS WITH PROSTATE CANCER TO REGISTER FOR COMPENSATION

    By Michael Barasch

    Please be aware that there is a critical deadline for all construction workers and first responders who worked at the WTC site. Anyone diagnosed with PROSTATE CANCER between September 11, 2005 and Sept. 11, 2013 must register with the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) by October 21, 2015. In fact, anyone with a certified World Trade […]

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  • Health Programs9/11 Injuries

    Jon Stewart and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand applauded for Highlighting the Effort to Make the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Permanent

    By Michael Barasch

    Barasch & McGarry applauds Jon Stewart and Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) for highlighting the need to reauthorize and make permanent the programs that are helping injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors.  Mike Barasch attended the Daily Show taping with FDNY Deputy Chief Richard Alles, Attorney Noah Kushlefsky, 9/11 Advocate John Feal, and several other 9/11 […]

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  • 9/11 InjuriesZadroga Act

    The Health Care Responders Need: A Former Lower Manhattan Resident and Recovery Worker Urges Renewal of the 9/11 Zadroga Law

    By Michael Barasch

    May 30 marks the anniversary of the end of the recovery and cleanup operations at the World Trade Center site when the last piece of debris — a misshapen steel column — was cleared in 2002. Thirteen years later, workers, volunteers and survivors can’t clear their bodies of the toxic effects of 9/11. As if in […]

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    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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