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Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Rise in Prostate Cancer in World Trade Center First Responders

June 24, 2019

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

9/11 Cancer and Treatment As the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) remains uncertain, cancer experts are finding new higher risks in first responders who were at the World Trade Center “Exposure Zone.” Research shows there is a greater risk for prostate cancer in first responders who had the most direct exposure to various toxins at Ground Zero. There has been an increase in diagnoses of prostate cancer, particularly among younger men, says Dr. William Oh, a prostate oncologist at Mount Sinai: “The amount of exposure to these toxins that was in the World Trade Center dust may… READ ARTICLE

The VCF, Jon Stewart, and Mitch McConnell: What We Need to Remember

June 21, 2019

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals

Why Do We Represent 9/11 Victims? Because they deserve it. Because they need it. And because we care – just like Jon Stewart.  We have been representing 9/11 victims since 2001 and our experience is unmatched. Perhaps the only thing we have more of than our experience is our compassion and willingness to listen to our clients’ stories and daily struggles. In the midst of the media headlines and conversations surrounding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Jon Stewart’s support and Mitch McConnell’s comments, there is one important thing the lawyers at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco always keep in mind: the… READ ARTICLE

Jon Stewart’s Plea for 9/11 First Responders

June 12, 2019

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

Jon Stewart spoke on behalf of all first responders and 9/11 victims in front of Congress and America, fighting for the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. VCF payouts are given to first responders and other 9/11 victims suffering from 9/11 cancers and illnesses. Having a 9/11 lawyer can help you reach a VCF settlement for your 9/11 claims.

9/11 Attacks and Cancer Among FBI Agents

June 6, 2019

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

  Most people know the term “FBI” as the acronym for Federal Bureau of Investigation. But there is an added meaning to these letters. The letters “F,” “B,” and “I” also serve as the organization’s motto: “Fidelity. Bravery. Integrity.” On September 11, 2001, and in the months that followed, many members of the FBI proved to be living proof behind the meaning of this motto. Unfortunately, today many of these heroes are facing the toughest fight of their lives – a diagnosis of cancer. First responders of every kind were on the scene of the World Trade Center in New… READ ARTICLE