9/11 Victim Compensation

Financial Workers in Downtown Manhattan

Financial Workers in Downtown Manhattan

By Troy Rosasco

If you worked in the NYC “Exposure Zone” (most of lower Manhattan) during or after 9/11, you could receive financial compensation, FREE 9/11-related lifetime healthcare, and a lifetime of medical monitoring. Workers in New York can learn about their legal options and benefits by calling an experienced 9/11 attorney from Hansen & Rosasco, LLP.  Downtown […]

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911 Registration and Filing Deadlines Updated

By Troy Rosasco

BREAKING NEWS August 7, 2020 Contacts for Reporters Dan Hansen: 631-812-5666 Troy Rosasco: 212-697-3701 911 Registration and Filing Deadlines In recent weeks, thousands of 9/11 victims and families in New York and out of state have been served misinformed public reports about the 7/29/2021 “registration deadline” for filing a claim with the Sept. 11 Victim […]

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How to Apply for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

By Troy Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act created the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) to help first responders, New York survivors, and families who suffered from illness and harm after the terrorist attacks. When the World Trade Center towers fell, they released more than 2,500 contaminants and toxins into the air. This toxic dust cloud […]

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What Are “Covered” 9/11-Related Illnesses?

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you were a worker, resident, first responder or student who was present in the 9/11 NYC “Exposure Zone” area of Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001 or the months that followed, and have been diagnosed with cancer since then, there’s a chance your illness may be directly related to the toxic air from the […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Survivors, 9/11 Victim Compensation, FAQs, Illnesses Covered, WTC Victim Fund
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Proving Eligibility for Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

It has been nearly 20 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Since that fatal day, over a hundred thousand volunteers, responders, and survivors have found themselves diagnosed with a variety of long-term chronic illnesses, cancers, and respiratory conditions. To help these individuals, Congress opened the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). This fund is […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Compensation, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Proof of Presence, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility, Zadroga Act Compensation
Hansen & Rosasco - 9/11 Cancer Claim

What Was in the Dust from the World Trade Center?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The answer is the carcinogen asbestos. Exposure to asbestos causes the deadly cancer mesothelioma. In a Scientific American article, David Biello pointed out that burning plastic and asbestos released countless dioxins into the air upon the destruction of the Twin Towers. Ironically, the purpose of using asbestos in the construction of these structures was to […]

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9/11 Ground Zero journalists, reporters and camera operators are urged to seek compensation help from September 11th Victim Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

Journalists who rushed to cover the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 wrote the first draft of history. They thought of nothing except covering this story and keeping the public informed. Now, they are getting sick with 9/11-related cancers. Compensation and free lifetime medical help is available. Consider Bruce David Martin, who was a news […]

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Hospice Care Through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

At Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP, we try to understand how difficult it is to make end-of-life decisions. We have supported 9/11 survivors and their families since 2001, offering the support, guidance, and comfort needed as they undergo treatments or decide to enter into hospice care. Please see Phil Alvarez, our Director of 9/11 Outreach […]

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President Trump Approves Permanent 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension to 2092

By Hansen & Rosasco

This is a significant but sad day for the entire 9/11 community. President Donald Trump just signed the permanent extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. The new Zadroga Act has been renamed the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11 Victim Compensation Act”. The […]

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