9/11 15th Anniversary

FDNY Publishes Most Comprehensive 9/11 Health Impact Study Ever Done

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

God bless the medical professionals at the FDNY WTC Health Program. They just published a thorough 100`page study on the health impacts of 9/11 on FDNY rescue and recovery workers (Firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, Officers, civilians and retirees) for the past 15 years. See the New 2016 FDNY 9/11 Health Impact Study here.

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Posted under: 9/11 15th Anniversary, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, Colon Cancer, FDNY, FDNY WTC Health Program, First Responders, Lung Cancer, NYPD, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

9/11 Responders Urged to Join World Trade Center Health Program by Jon Stewart

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

If you would like Turley Hansen to enroll you in the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program in conjunction with your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim, please call us at 1-855-WTC-INFO. We will answer all your questions take care of all the paperwork.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Hodgkin's Disease, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, Oropharynx cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Proof of Presence, Rectal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Thyroid Cancer, What medical benefits and monitoring are provided?, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Who is considered an eligible "Survivor" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

Do I need to hire an attorney to obtain a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund award?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

No. However, over 80% of 9/11 claimants applying for compensation from the VCF choose to be represented by an attorney. Some of the things an attorney for your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim can help you with include: Take the filing burdens off you and your family so you can concentrate on your health Obtaining […]

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What is the Federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) was created to provide compensation for any individual (or family of a deceased individual) who suffered physical harm or was killed as a result of the terrorist-related aircraft crashes of September 11, 2001 or the debris removal efforts that took place in the immediate aftermath of those crashes. […]

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What is the 9/11 Zadroga Act?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

James Zadroga was a New York City Police Detective who served at Ground Zero during rescue, recovery and cleanup operations for an extended period of time. After 9/11, he developed a chronic cough and severe breathing troubles due to his exposure to the “toxic soup” near Ground Zero. His medical condition quickly deteriorated and he […]

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How do I prove I was South of Canal Street on 9/11?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

To be eligible for an award of compensation from the Victim Compensation Fund, you will need to prove that you were physically present in the “crash site” area (anywhere in lower Manhattan south of Canal Street) between September 11th, 2001 and May 30th, 2002. This “proof of presence” must be established by a number of […]

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How Long will the VCF be open for new claims?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 was reauthorized when signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2015. The Reauthorization Act extends the VCF for five years, allowing individuals to submit their claims until December 18, 2020. It is important to note, however, that while the VCF is open to […]

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