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    Finding Hope After Tragedy

    By Michael Barasch

    Our client Fred Guttenberg lost his brother, a physician and first responder, who survived the collapse of the towers, only to succumb to 9/11 cancer years later. Shortly thereafter, Fred’s 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed in the Parkland shooting. Through his terrible grief, Fred sought out the helpers that were all around him, and found […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    9/11-Related Cancer Causes Death of Deputy Marshal

    By Michael Barasch

    Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro died June 14 of cancer reportedly connected to his work as a first responder on and immediately after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The World Trade Center Health Program had previously deemed Toro’s illness to be a direct result of his work at Ground Zero. Due to the […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    Shocking: Politicians speak out Against 9/11 Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    Shocking:  Even when it comes to sick 9/11 first responders, politicians speak out of both sides of their mouths For the past 14 years, on the anniversary of the worst tragedy to strike our country, legislative leaders, like clockwork, have taken full advantage of the opportunity to get before news cameras and microphones to espouse […]

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  • 9/11 InjuriesPersonal Injury

    Court Rules 9/11 First Responder Can Keep PTSD Workers’ Comp Benefits

    By Michael Barasch

    A New York appellate court recently ruled that a New York police officer will be allowed to keep workers’ compensation benefits he was awarded for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder from working as a responder after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. At the time of the attacks, the officer, Richard Regan, was sent for six days […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    9/11 First Responder Needs Bone Marrow Transplant

    By Michael Barasch

    The first responders of 9/11 were undoubtedly heroes who braved the perils of that fateful day to bring victims to safety. Today, one of those heroes needs someone to save him. A 54-year-old firefighter who assisted on and in the weeks following 9/11 has developed an aggressive form of blood cancer. To have any chance […]

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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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