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    Options for 9/11 Victims Struggling with Mental Health Issues

    By Michael Barasch

    The psychological aftermath of being involved in an event such as 9/11 can be just as painful, debilitating and real as any physical injury. Even more than a decade later, many first responders still struggle with flashbacks, anxiety, depression and other serious psychiatric symptoms. For some, these issues can reach disabling severity. For others, they […]

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  • Zadroga Act

    New WTC Health Program Research Recommendations

    By Michael Barasch

    The Science and Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) plays an important role in driving research and recommendations for the WTC Health Program (WTCHP). The group recently prioritized research aims for this year.  Established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, the advisory committee is made up of those with a helpful and […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    World Trade Center Health Program: Just the Facts

    By Michael Barasch

    The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) provides assessment, monitoring and treatment services to eligible emergency responders and others who were injured and exposed to toxic chemicals during and after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Last December, the WTCHP released updated statistics about the services it provides to members enrolled in the program.  The […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    Healthcare for WTC Survivors Outside of New York

    By Michael Barasch

    Where can you go for healthcare and monitoring if you are a WTC survivor and do not live in New York? More than 65,000 members were enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) as of December, 2013. Although most members reside in the New York City area, 6,479 members live elsewhere.  The Nationwide […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    New Cancers Added to World Trade Center Health Conditions

    By Michael Barasch

    In February of this year, four cancers were proposed for addition to conditions treated by the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program.  In the past, the administrator of the WTC Health Program has added to the list of health conditions known to be associated with the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. […]

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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.

  • Victim Compensation Fund

    The WTC Medical Working Group

    By Michael Barasch

    Several organizations were created to assist the victims of the 9/11 attacks with the long-term consequences of debris exposure. These include the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the WTC Health Program that provides treatment and testing to first responders and others. In addition to these important programs, however, the WTC Medical Working Group has been […]

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