9/11 Victim Blog

9/11 VCF Names New Director of Communications and External Affairs

By Hansen & Rosasco

Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund named Anthony Gardner as Director of Communications and External Affairs. This is a new position which was created after the passage of the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11 Victim Compensation Act.” “Anthony’s depth of knowledge and his relationships within the 9/11 community, along […]

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Posted under: The Victims' Compensation Fund

HANSEN & ROSASCO, LLP

By Hansen & Rosasco

Attention Clients We – Daniel J. Hansen and Troy G. Rosasco – are pleased to announce the opening of our new 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Law Firm: Hansen & Rosasco, LLP.  The new name reflects the growth of our firm to meet the ever-increasing needs of the 9/11 community of first responders and Downtown NYC […]

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Posted under: Lawyer Representation, Uncategorized

9/11-Related Cancer Statistics

By Hansen & Rosasco

9/11-Related Cancer Statistics The tragedy of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 affected anyone who was present at what came to be known as “Ground Zero” in Lower Manhattan. Whether they were at the site on that day or in the many months that followed – first responders, residents, employees, students, teachers, and many […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers

9/11 Ground Zero journalists, reporters and camera operators are urged to seek compensation help from September 11th Victim Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

Journalists who rushed to cover the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 wrote the first draft of history. They thought of nothing except covering this story and keeping the public informed. Now, they are getting sick with 9/11-related cancers. Compensation and free lifetime medical help is available. Consider Bruce David Martin, who was a news […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation

Help for 9/11 Survivors Exposed to Toxins in Lower Manhattan

By Hansen & Rosasco

Marcy Borders stood amid the World Trade Center collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, covered with Ground Zero dust, inhaling the toxic fumes spewing from the crash site. Her photo leaves an indelible mark in the minds of all Americans when they remember September 11, 2001. That moment is forever frozen in time because of a […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Survivors
Firefighter jackets and helmets hanging from hooks

For FDNY firefighters, 9/11 Cancer Risk Continues

By Hansen & Rosasco

New York City firefighters (as well as firefighters from other jurisdictions) continue to face increased cancer risks and battle chronic respiratory issues – even 18 years after the World Trade Center attacks. This finding is based on research discussed at a recent Regional Firefighter Cancer Seminar at the FDNY Fire Academy on Randall’s Island. The […]

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Posted under: 9/11 First Responders

Unsung Heroes of 9/11: Verizon, Con Ed and Time Warner Workers

By Hansen & Rosasco

Many answered the call on September 11, 2001. Firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and medical professionals – among a long list of brave professionals. One group that has either gone unmentioned or received little coverage is made up of the men and women who attend to communication, electricity, water, and gas utilities. Yes, utility workers. They […]

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Posted under: First Responders
Phil and Louis Alvarez

Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP’s Phil Alvarez featured on News 12 Long Island

By Hansen & Rosasco

Finally, the deadline has been extended to July 29, 2021, to make a claim for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). News 12 Long Island took the time to speak with Phil Alvarez, Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP’s Community Outreach and Education Director and brother to the late Lou Alvarez — the NYPD detective who inspired Congress to extend the […]

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Posted under: The Victims' Compensation Fund

Hospice Care Through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

At Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP, we try to understand how difficult it is to make end-of-life decisions. We have supported 9/11 survivors and their families since 2001, offering the support, guidance, and comfort needed as they undergo treatments or decide to enter into hospice care. Please see Phil Alvarez, our Director of 9/11 Outreach […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation