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    Barasch & McGarry Honors the 13th Anniversary of the Senate Passing the Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    December 22 marks the thirteenth anniversary of the Senate passing the “James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010,” named in honor of hero NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a Barasch & McGarry client. The act established the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and reactivated the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), providing free health care and compensation to responders and […]

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    Honoring the Sixteenth Anniversary of Detective James Zadroga’s Passing

    By Michael Barasch

    This January marks the sixteenth anniversary of the death of NYPD Detective James Zadroga, a Barasch & McGarry client. Zadroga was a 9/11 hero whose illness demonstrated the deadly health consequences of exposure to Ground Zero toxins and was a crucial part of the campaign to secure health care and compensation for tens of thousands […]

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    WTC Health Program Success Story: Kidney Cancer Treatment

    By Michael Barasch

    The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 created the World Trade Center Health Program, charged with monitoring and treating 9/11 responders who develop illnesses related to toxic exposure during rescue and recovery work. As attorneys who represent 9/11 responders, we urge anyone who was exposed to toxins at Ground Zero to […]

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    Press Conference at Ground Zero to Support Congressional Reps

    By Michael Barasch

    On Monday, November 2, 2015, Mike Barasch attended a press conference at Ground Zero to support Congressional Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Jerry Nadler, Frank Pallone, Nydia Velázquez, and Steve Israel, all who all criticized recent Republican proposals that would provide an underfunded and temporary extension of the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act.  The new Republican […]

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    Senator John McCain Agrees to Zadroga Extension

    By Michael Barasch

    We are thrilled to report that this morning, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) agreed to co-sponsor the Senate’s version of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act extension. The pending bill is sponsored in the House by Congressman Peter King (R-NY), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). It is sponsored in the […]

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    Mike Barasch attended a press conference at Ground Zero to bring the WTC Zadroga extension bill to a vote

    By Michael Barasch

    Mike Barasch attended a press conference at Ground Zero where several NY area Congressmen urged their colleagues—particularly House Republican leaders—to bring the WTC Zadroga extension bill to a vote. Barasch joined politicians, union leaders and dozens of responders to urge passage.  Several survivors, including Barasch’s client Joe Zadroga, spoke of the health and financial hardships […]

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