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  • New Law Renews and Expands the WTC Workers Task Force

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    New Law Renews and Expands the WTC Workers Task Force

    By Michael Barasch

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation reauthorizing the September 11th Workers Protection Task Force through 2025, amid calls for stronger efforts to protect World Trade Center first responders during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. First assembled in 2005, the task force’s original mandate was to study and track the health problems suffered by […]

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  • WTC Health Program Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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    WTC Health Program Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic

    By Michael Barasch

    Nearly two decades after the events of September 11, 2001, the effects are still felt, physically and emotionally, by those who responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the many health complications affecting the lives of these heroes. The World Trade Center Health Program, which provides medical […]

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  • Like 9/11 Responders, COVID-19 Frontline Workers Deserve a Victim Compensation Fund

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    Like 9/11 Responders, COVID-19 Frontline Workers Deserve a Victim Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    Every day we hear stories about how today’s heroes — doctors, nurses, government service providers, cleaning crews, grocery store clerks and other “essential” workers — risk their health to make sure the rest of us can be as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. But we hear other stories, too, about how some of […]

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  • COVID-19

    News 12 Covers Barasch & McGarry Mask and Lunch Donation Program

    By Michael Barasch

    Our firm is proud to support first responders and medical providers, many of them forced to sleep in their cars, after working extended shifts, in order to protect their own families.  We owe them an enormous debt of gratitude.  To date,  our firm has donated more than 2,000 meals to health care workers at 75+ […]

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  • COVID-19

    The Nurses Are Our Heroes

    By Michael Barasch

    As you may know, this month is National Nurses month. This year in particular it has taken on a whole new meaning. These underappreciated nurses who have been at the front lines of this pandemic are our heroes. We will never be able to repay them for risking their lives every day to protect us. […]

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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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