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9/11 and Digestive System Illnesses

By Troy Rosasco

Following 9/11, the dust cloud at Ground Zero exposed first responders and volunteers to a host of potentially damaging chemicals. Asbestos, lead, and other hazards filled the air. Volunteers breathed in these toxic chemicals for days and weeks as people worked to help rescue trapped individuals, provide vital medical care, and clear the debris from […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Colon Cancer
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9/11 and Conditions Affecting the Respiratory System

By Troy Rosasco

If you were at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, worked at the site in the weeks following, or lived or attended school in the affected area and have now suffered a respiratory condition as a result of your exposure to toxic chemicals in the air around Ground Zero following the attacks, there is a […]

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Posted under: Lung Cancer
Breast Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm) and Toxic Exposure to September 11th Dust

Breast Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm) and Toxic Exposure to September 11th Dust

By Troy Rosasco

Malignant neoplasm of the breast—also known as malignant breast cancer—is the most common cancer in women exposed to the toxic dust and fumes near Ground Zero on 9/11. In the most recent report, the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) noted that female breast cancer was definitely linked to 9/11 exposure in 321 first responders […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Breast Cancer
Mesothelioma and 9/11: What You Need to Know

Mesothelioma and 9/11: What You Need to Know

By Troy Rosasco

The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centers released toxic chemicals, including asbestos, into the air. Many of the people who inhaled dust from the 9/11 attacks, including first responders, residents and workers in Lower Manhattan, and workers who helped remove those materials after the attacks, have since shown symptoms of asbestos exposure, including mesothelioma. […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
Downtown Manhattan Workers

VCF Eligibility for Downtown Manhattan Residents

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on 9/11 during the worst terrorist attack in recorded history. Since then, several thousand people have died because of 9/11-related illnesses and cancers, including residents who lived in the area in the months that followed the attacks.  Many downtown residents never connect their breathing the 9/11 dust and fumes […]

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Posted under: The Victims' Compensation Fund
out of state responders

Out-of-State Responders

By Troy Rosasco

VCF Awards and Medical Care for Out-of-State Responders On September 11, 2001, as the Twin Towers collapsed, thousands of men and women first responders rushed to the pile to help. Many of those first responders were groups of out-of-state responders and volunteers who quickly made their way to the disaster site when most would have […]

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Posted under: First Responders
Financial Workers in Downtown Manhattan

Financial Workers in Downtown Manhattan

By Troy Rosasco

If you worked in the NYC “Exposure Zone” (most of lower Manhattan) during or after 9/11, you could receive financial compensation, FREE 9/11-related lifetime healthcare, and a lifetime of medical monitoring. Workers in New York can learn about their legal options and benefits by calling an experienced 9/11 attorney from Hansen & Rosasco, LLP.  Downtown […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation

Hansen & Rosasco Lawyers Interviewed on Long Island Business News Now

By Troy Rosasco

Troy Rosasco and Sidrah Syed Discuss the Victim Compensation Fund and 9/11 Registration Deadline Troy Rosasco, Founding Partner of the 9/11 Law firm of Hansen & Rosasco, LLP, was interviewed on September 25, 2020 by the Long Island Business News live stream LIBN Now, on Facebook, on the current status of the 9/11 Victim Compensation […]

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Posted under: 9/11 News

Hansen & Rosasco Salute First Responders and Survivors on the 19th Anniversary of September 11

By Troy Rosasco

New York, September 11, 2020: This Friday, September 11th, 2020 marks the 19th anniversary of one of the most tragic and horrifying days in American history—the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Besides the 2,977 innocent victims that died that day, in the last 19 years over 3,000 survivors and responders have died of […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Anniversary, 9/11 News

19 Years After the September 11 Attacks, the Survivors Fight On

By Troy Rosasco

This Friday, September 11th, 2020 will be the 19th anniversary of one of the most tragic and horrifying days in American history – the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Besides the 2,977 innocent victims that died that day, in the last 19 years over 3000 survivors and responders have died of 9/11 related […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Anniversary