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    New York Officials Set Aside Partisanship to Protect Health Care for 9/11 Firefighters

    By Michael Barasch

    The toxic dust at Ground Zero after 9/11 affected every person who was exposed, regardless of age, race, religion, or politics. Thankfully, bipartisan majorities in Congress, as well as Presidents of both major political parties, have supported 9/11 first responders and survivors who became sick as a result of their exposure to these toxins. A […]

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  • Health Programs9/11 InjuriesZadroga Act

    Thank You to the 116th Congress!

    By Michael Barasch

    The toxic dust at Ground Zero affected everyone in Lower Manhattan. It affected Republicans, Democrats, and Independents equally, leaving nearly half a million people at risk of 68 different types of cancer and dozens of respiratory diseases. Thankfully, elected officials from both sides of the aisle have been steadfast in their support for 9/11 first […]

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  • Sonstein Sunday - Continuing Our Efforts in Washington, D.C.

    Victim Compensation Fund

    Sonstein Sunday – Continuing Our Efforts in Washington, D.C.

    By Michael Barasch

    Retired FDNY Deputy Chief Rich Alles and Mike Barasch were interviewed on Q104.3 by Shelli Sonstein on Sunday. We discussed our efforts and strategy to extend the VCF. We are going back down to D.C. at the end of the month, and then again in June. We will continue these trips until Congress does the […]

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  • Happy New Year and 9/11 Update

    Victim Compensation Fund

    Happy New Year and 9/11 Update

    By Michael Barasch

    As we approach 2019, we’d like to take the time to thank our clients for their kind words about the dedicated attorneys and staff at our firm who work so hard for the 9/11 community. I also want to thank you for helping us spread the word to victims with 9/11 illnesses, many of whom […]

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  • 2-Year Countdown to the VCF Closing Deadline

    Victim Compensation Fund

    2-Year Countdown to the VCF Closing Deadline

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    UPDATE: THE VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND (VCF) WAS REAUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS IN JULY 2019 FOR FUNDING OF MORE THAN $10 BILLION Today marks the 2 year deadline from when the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund will end. We have been humbled to represent the 9/11 community and it will continue to be our honor to represent you […]

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