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  • 9/11 InjuriesZadroga Act

    Advocacy Group Sheds Light on Opponents of 9/11 Benefits Extension

    By Michael Barasch

    Advocacy organization Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act launched a website on July 2, allowing anyone to research lawmakers’ stances on the extension of the law, along with any comments an elected official has said regarding the attacks of September 11, 2001. The creation of this website comes at a critical moment […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    Critical Deadline Approaches for 9/11 First Responders with Prostate Cancer

    By Michael Barasch

    Many of the heroic first responders who came to the aid of other Americans after the 9/11 attacks later experienced serious illness. Sixty-two different cancers have been linked to exposure to the toxic rubble and dust of the World Trade Center. Luckily, many of these heroes and their families have fought hard to ensure that […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    Attorney Michael Barasch Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article about 9/11 Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    On April 8th, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled “Fund to Give More Than $1 Billion to Ailing Sept. 11 Workers.” In the article, writer Derek Kravitz discusses the congressional fund that was created to compensate first responders and workers who have suffered health complications due to inhaling toxic substances during the September […]

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  • 9/11 InjuriesZadroga ActPersonal Injury

    Understanding the VCF Claim Filing Process

    By Michael Barasch

    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, (VCF) part of the James L. Zadroga Act of 2010, provides compensation to individuals who suffered physical harm while responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  There are two different ways in which you may apply for benefits through the VCF: Online: This tends to be the better […]

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  • 9/11 InjuriesZadroga ActPersonal Injury

    Numerous Health Complications Common from 9/11 Aftereffects

    By Michael Barasch

    Over the past several years, there has been growing concern surrounding the numerous types of health effects stemming from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan. After the building materials, furniture and electronic equipment fell and were crushed, dust and debris from the buildings filled the air. Many New York residents, attack victims and […]

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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.

  • 9/11 InjuriesZadroga ActPersonal Injury

    ‘Invisible Diseases’ Continue to Affect 9/11 First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    In a recent interview on the National Public Radio program “Here and Now,” 9/11 first responder John Feal said that he and the people who rushed to Ground Zero on that day 13 years ago are now suffering from “invisible diseases” that threaten their lives.  The program, which aired September 10, detailed the health issues […]

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