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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sick 9/11 First Responders Plead with Congress to Extend Zadroga Health and Compensation Act So that Future Cancers are Covered

June 22, 2015

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

In a recent CBS interview, retired NYPD officer David Hawley spoke about the fate of cancer-stricken 9/11 first responders if the bill isn’t extended. He has had his own battle with a rare throat cancer that was a direct result of being exposed to Ground Zero toxins and debris. Hawley told CBS, “People are going to die, the men and women that are sick that are being taken care of now. I’ve only been cancer-free a little over a year.” He adds, “To end this program, people are going to die.” I think Officer Hawley says it simply but powerfully. Congress MUST listen!

Time is Running Out: Turley, Hansen & Partners Urges You to Support the 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act of 2015

June 5, 2015

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco would like you to join us in supporting the renewal of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was signed by President Obama in 2011 and has been providing health care and monetary compensation for sick, injured and dying 9/11 responders and survivors.