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Monthly Archives: March 2011

9/11 Zadroga Act Claims Free Webinar: What You Need to Know About the Victim Compensation Fund

March 19, 2011

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Join experienced New York 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) attorneys Troy G. Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen for a fact filled webinar discussing the new Zadroga Act. Subjects covered will include: Who is Eligibile?, What Illnesses are Covered?, How Do You File a Claim?, What is Needed to Prove Your “Damages”, including “pain and suffering”?, Who is the “Special Master”?, How Much Money Can You Expect to Receive?, Can You File if You Already Collected Money from the Old VCF or other Lawsuits?, and How Long Will the Claims Process Take?

Westchester Zadroga Lawyer Joins Turley, Hansen & Partners Legal Team

March 16, 2011

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We are pleased to announce that Brian Mittman of Markhoff & Mittman, PC , Westchester’s premier law firm for injured workers, has joined the Turley, Hansen & Partners Zadroga legal team. Brian’s law firm has been representing injured workers since 1933 – that’s right – 1933, and is known for making some of the foundational law upon which all injured workers rely every day in proving their claims. Brian will be able to do in-office consultations in his White Plains office for potential Zadroga Act claimant’s living in the southern tier of New York, as well as northern New Jersey and Connecticut.

Facts About 9/11 Victims Compensation Under The Zadroga Act

March 15, 2011

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What is the Zadroga 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund? On January 2, 2011, President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. James Zadroga was a NYPD Detective who died from inhaling toxic dust while working at Ground Zero. He inspired Congressional passage of federal funds that would provide for healthcare and compensation benefits to those who became sick or died as a result of exposure to Ground Zero toxins. Who’s Eligible to File a Claim? How Do I File a Claim? Find out the answers to these questions by downloading our brochure. If you have questions,… READ ARTICLE

Zadroga Act Attorney Appears on Fox News with 9/11 Firefighter Widow

March 11, 2011

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Chet Lukaszewski, Esq. one of our Zadroga Claim Lawyer Partners, appeared on the Fox News’ Good Day New York program this week with Jacki Kaht Fernandez, widow of 9/11 hero, FDNY Lt. Cruz Fernandez, who died of a heart condition related to his service at Ground Zero. It is exactly this type of hard work and determination that Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund Attorneys will have to expend to maximize their client’s financial awards for those with the most serious Ground Zero illnesses and injuries. We are lucky to have lawyers with Chet’s skills on our team.

Zadroga Lawyer Troy Rosasco Testifies at Victims Compensation Fund Hearings

March 3, 2011

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Zadroga lawyer Troy Rosasco provided compelling testimony yesterday at the public hearings held by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Public Health (NIOSH) to support the broad rights of 9/11 victims. Mr. Rosasco urged Federal Regulators, including a direct appeal to NIOSH Director John Howard, M.D., that the regulations for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund must include the victims who suffer from the various forms of cancer as a result of their exposure to the toxic dust and gasses released by the 9/11 attacks.