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  • New VCF Rules for those suffering from 9/11 Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Health ProgramsVictim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    New VCF Rules for those suffering from 9/11 Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    By Michael Barasch

    Individuals who were exposed to dangerous toxins at or near the World Trade Center site on 9/11 or during the months that followed now face tougher standards if they seek benefits related to their obstructive sleep apnea. Previously, claimants were required to submit a “C-PAP compliance report” demonstrating consistent usage of a continuous positive airway […]

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  • Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    The Burden of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea and The Victim Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    After the government mistakenly guaranteed its residents and workers that the air was safe, it would not be long before thousands of people exposed to the World Trade Center toxic dust began experiencing respiratory and digestive issues that, whether they knew it at the time or not, were linked to their exposure to the looming toxins.
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