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Monthly Archives: July 2019

New Link Found Between World Trade Center Dust and 9/11 Prostate Cancer Cases

July 2, 2019

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Prostate Cancer

The World Trade Center Dust Cloud Many remember the dark dust cloud that covered New York City after the terrorist attacks of September 11th. For first responders, commuters and anyone who worked in Downtown Manhattan, it was overwhelming as everyone tried to escape the congestion, chaos and fumes. For viewers far away, it was horrific to see the city skyline covered by this dark cloud. The effects of the World Trade Center dust are still afflicting many others today with various 9/11 cancers and other illnesses. Our VCF lawyers know just how impactful this toxic cloud was for many first… READ ARTICLE

McConnell Announces Vote on Bill to Make 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Permanent

July 1, 2019

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

Mitch McConnell Sees the “Urgency” for Himself After begging, frustration, and great sadness for many first responders and 9/11 victims, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has finally agreed to open a vote for a bill that will create a permanent compensation fund for 9/11 victims, survivors and their families. Additionally, there is now a bipartisan filibuster-proof majority in the Senate to support this legislation. The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) bill will likely hit the Senate floor for a vote in just a few months. This is a great victory, especially for those who have been fighting for federal… READ ARTICLE