9/11 Lawyer Representation

Pension Problems Plague 9/11 Survivors and Raise Alarm Among Doctors

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Recently, we’ve written about the unjust struggles that many 9/11 first responders and recovery workers have had in their efforts to obtain disability and workers’ compensation benefits to which they are entitled. To add insult to injury, an increasing number of these heroes are facing another battle, this time in obtaining pension benefits. As recently […]

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WTC Health Program Expands on Long Island

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

If you live on Long Island and are a member of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP), the treatments, resources, and facilities available to you have significantly expanded and improved. Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program in Commack In November 2017, a new WTCHP Clinical Center of Excellence opened in Commack. The center is part […]

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Teachers at Stuyvesant HS and Other Lower Manhattan Schools After 9/11 Now Seeing Increased Cancer Rates

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Stuyvesant High School is one of the most prestigious and competitive in New York City. It is also one of the closest to where the Twin Towers once stood. On 9/11 and during the weeks that followed, Stuyvesant was used by first responders and recovery workers as a staging area. Tons of debris from Ground […]

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New Law Provides Unlimited Sick Leave Benefits for New York First Responders Suffering From 9/11-Related Conditions

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Recently, we’ve written about the struggles some 9/11 first responders, recovery workers and others have had in obtaining treatment and compensation for the illnesses they acquired as a result of their brave and selfless work in the hours, days, and months after the September 11th attacks. A recent New York Post article shined a light […]

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Is Nerve Damage (Neuropathy) a 9/11-Related Condition Eligible for Compensation?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) provides free medical monitoring and treatment for individuals who have suffered physical injuries and illnesses arising out of or related to the September 11th attacks. But only those conditions contained on the WTCHP’s list of “WTC-Related Physical Health Conditions” qualify for benefits under the program. Adding Conditions to […]

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What Happens When a 9/11 Compensation Claimant Dies Before an Award is Made?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has received and processed thousands of claims since it was established. With so many claimants and a process that involves detailed review of applications and supporting evidence, it can take a long time before any money reaches a claimant’s pockets. Sadly, some 9/11 victims pass away while their claim […]

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New York EMTs and Paramedics Are Struggling to Get Disability Benefits for Their 9/11-Related Conditions

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In the immediate aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center, thousands of New York City firefighters were on the scene, breathing in the toxic dust that would lead to a wide array of serious medical problems as well as the deaths of hundreds of firefighters from those illnesses. But the brave members of […]

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Disability Payments for 9/11-Related Cancers Could be Denied Even If the WTC Health Program Finds in Your Favor

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

There is no question that leukemia is a WTC-Related Physical Health Condition for which 9/11 victims, first-responders and recovery workers who have been diagnosed with the condition may obtain compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). In order for leukemia patients to be eligible for VCF compensation, as well as cost-free treatment under the […]

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