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    A Thanksgiving Message from Mike Barasch

    By Michael Barasch

    This year on Thanksgiving, we have so much to be grateful for. While we consider every day one to appreciate the tireless efforts of health care workers, firefighters, police officers, EMT’s, Army National Guard, and all those who have served and protected our wonderful country, this year feels particularly special. As the pandemic slowly but surely […]

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    Firefighters working at Ground Zero more likely to develop cancer, study finds

    By Michael Barasch

    Firefighters who worked at the World Trade Center (WTC) site on or after 9/11 have a 13 percent higher risk of cancer, especially prostate and thyroid cancer, according to a recent study. The study, published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, also found the WTC firefighters were diagnosed nearly four years earlier than other firefighters […]

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    Local 2507 Fights for Family of 9/11 Paramedic

    By Michael Barasch

    Lt. Edith Torres was off-duty when the hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  The veteran FDNY EMS paramedic soon arrived at Ground Zero, where her partner from Battalion 49 in Astoria, paramedic Carlos Lillo, died searching the North Tower for his wife. Torres was promoted to lieutenant in 2005, […]

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  • October 1, 2021

    World Trade Center health panel takes first step to add uterine cancer to 9/11 diseases

    The Journal News | lohud.com

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  • September 12, 2021

    More people have now died from 9/11 illnesses than during Sept. 11 attacks

    New York Post

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  • September 6, 2021

    New York City rebuilt after 9/11. Facing a different catastrophe, it sets out to do it again.

    USA Today

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  • August 31, 2021

    Understanding The World Trade Center Health Program

    Bloomberg

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  • February 3, 2021

    A top 9/11 lawyer is crusading to help families take advantage of their last chance to receive awards

    Fortune

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  • September 14, 2021

    Deadly legacy: Exposure to 9/11 toxic dust affects financial district workers

    The Bond Buyer

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  • September 13, 2021

    For Many, 9/11 Lingers in Form of Life-Threatening Illnesses

    The Tablet

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  • September 13, 2021

    9/11 death toll claims continue to grow two decades after attacks

    The Washington Times

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  • September 11, 2021

    9/11 didn’t end on 9/11′: attorney says his clients are still dying 20 years later

    Yahoo! News

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  • September 11, 2021

    Many 9/11 survivors still battle with illness decades later

    Fox News Channel

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  • September 11, 2021

    After surviving 9/11-related illnesses, they face another great risk: COVID-19

    The Palm Beach Post

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    A Thanksgiving Message from Mike Barasch

    By Michael Barasch

    This year on Thanksgiving, we have so much to be grateful for. While we consider every day one to appreciate the tireless efforts of health care workers, firefighters, police officers, EMT’s, Army National Guard, and all those who have served and protected our wonderful country, this year feels particularly special. As the pandemic slowly but surely […]

    Read More
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    Firefighters working at Ground Zero more likely to develop cancer, study finds

    By Michael Barasch

    Firefighters who worked at the World Trade Center (WTC) site on or after 9/11 have a 13 percent higher risk of cancer, especially prostate and thyroid cancer, according to a recent study. The study, published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, also found the WTC firefighters were diagnosed nearly four years earlier than other firefighters […]

    Read More
  • Zadroga ActWTC Health ProgramVictim Compensation Fund

    Local 2507 Fights for Family of 9/11 Paramedic

    By Michael Barasch

    Lt. Edith Torres was off-duty when the hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  The veteran FDNY EMS paramedic soon arrived at Ground Zero, where her partner from Battalion 49 in Astoria, paramedic Carlos Lillo, died searching the North Tower for his wife. Torres was promoted to lieutenant in 2005, […]

    Read More
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    Funds for 9/11 Victims Added to Build Back Better Proposal

    By Michael Barasch

    The bipartisan “9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act” has been added to the Build Back Better infrastructure proposal now under consideration in Congress. The $2.86 billion bill would fund the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program, providing free, comprehensive health care and economic security for 9/11 first responders and survivors and their families. […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone who worked, lived, or studied in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 has a higher risk of many serious respiratory illnesses and 68 forms of cancer, including stomach cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents more than 100 9/11 community members who have been diagnosed with stomach cancer. A report […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. If you were a first responder at Ground Zero or working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan on or after 9/11, you have a higher risk of developing respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer presumed linked to Ground Zero toxins, including pancreatic cancer. Barasch & McGarry represents […]

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