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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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

December 28, 2017

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Lawyer Representation

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 reported in The Chief, one of the top doctors in the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) is ringing alarm bells about the negative health effects to 9/11 responders and workers caused by the staggering rate of pension benefit denials. Dr. Michael Crane, the Medical… READ ARTICLE

WTC Health Program Expands on Long Island

December 14, 2017

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Lawyer Representation

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 of Stony Brook University’s WTC Wellness Program. The WTC Wellness Program includes patient care, research, education and outreach. As a component of the Wellness Program, the WTC Health Program provides health monitoring and personalized medical care for 9/11 responders at clinics in Nassau and Suffolk… READ ARTICLE