9/11 Victim Blog

What if My Bank Account or Address Has Changed Since My Last 9/11 Benefits Payment?

What if My Bank Account or Address Has Changed Since My Last 9/11 Benefits Payment?

By Troy Rosasco

The Census Bureau reports that the average American moves once every five years. The majority of these moves involve changing residence within the same county. However, others involve moves to another part of a state, a different state, or abroad. One common item on a moving to-do list, especially for moves further than across town, […]

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Congress Briefing Lack of Services for 9/11 Cancer Victims

Congress Calls for Proper Health Services for 9/11 Survivors and First Responders

By Troy Rosasco

A bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives called on representatives from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and federal contractor Logistics Health Incorporated (LHI) to provide a briefing about services—or lack thereof—provided to survivors and first responders of 9/11. LHI contracts to provide medical services for those affected by 9/11 […]

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VCF Fund Money

How Much Money Did Each Victim Receive Through the VCF Fund?

By Troy Rosasco

For the past ten years, one of the main sources of compensation for individuals who suffered a medical condition because of their exposure to the toxic dust at the 9/11 terror attack sites has been the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). This fund has awarded billions of dollars to claimants in the two decades […]

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WTC health Program Registry

What Is the WTC Health Registry

By Troy Rosasco

How Is It Different From the WTC Health Program? In the two decades since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, researchers have sought answers to questions about the long-term health impacts of exposure to toxic materials at the attack sites. At the same time, the federal government […]

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WTC 911 Statistics

An Overview of September 11th Statistics

By Troy Rosasco

Thousands of people died on September 11, 2001, in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Hundreds of thousands more suffered physical and emotional harm as a result of the disaster. There has never been a deadlier attack in U.S. history, and the federal […]

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JASTA Claim and VCF Claim

If I Participate in a JASTA Lawsuit, Can I Still File a VCF Claim?

By Troy Rosasco

In 2016, Congress passed a law making it easier for victims of the September 11th  terrorist attacks to sue state sponsors of terrorism for damages. But that law, known as the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), prompted many 9/11 victims and families of those who died to ask: If you participate in a […]

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911 Breast Cancer Claim Stats

Did 9/11 Cause My Malignant Neoplasm of the Male Breast?

By Troy Rosasco

If You Were in the Exposure Zone After the Terrorist Attacks, the Answer May Surprise You On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in Lower Manhattan, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, resulted in a tragic loss of life. Hundreds of thousands of more people—particularly those who were near the World Trade Center in New […]

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9/11 Fast Facts

By Troy Rosasco

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, shocked the nation and left many people seriously injured, both as a result of their presence at the Twin Towers and due to their involvement in rescue or cleanup efforts following the attacks themselves. Twenty years later, the nation continues to remember the attacks and those victims. According […]

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More Than 23,000 Cases in 20 Years: 9/11 Cancer Statistics

By Troy Rosasco

As the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on New York City, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania approaches, more than 23,000 cases of cancer have been linked to toxic exposure at the attack sites. Additionally, the deaths of more than 1,500 people have been directly linked to these cancers. Unfortunately, […]

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