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What Medical Conditions Does the World Trade Center Health Program Cover?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program covers a host of 9/11-related illnesses and provides medical and mental health services at no cost to those who meet eligibility requirements for the Program. What is covered? The WTC Health Program covers the costs associated with the monitoring and treatment services of adverse health conditions, including cancer, […]

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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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What’s the Difference Between the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and the World Trade Center Volunteer Fund?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The unprecedented nature of the September 11th attacks resulted in unprecedented efforts to help the tens of thousands of individuals whose lives were upended on that horrible day and in the months and years that followed. The federal government established several programs specifically designed to provide resources, compensation, health care, and other assistance to survivors, […]

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New WTCHP Clinic Opens in Lower Manhattan to Help With Backlog of Cases

By Hansen & Rosasco

A huge spike in the number of people seeking evaluations and treatment for 9/11-related health conditions through the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) has prompted the opening of a new clinic in Lower Manhattan. The clinic, which opened in August at 156 William Street, will provide initial health evaluations and screenings for up to […]

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What to Do If a 9/11 Compensation Claimant Dies Before an Award is Made?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Through August 31, 2018, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has received over 38,500 claims for eligibility and compensation. With that many claimants, a process that involves a detailed review of applications and supporting evidence, and limited staff to conduct these reviews, a long time can pass before a claim is approved. An even longer […]

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17 Years Later, Remains of 9/11 Victims Continue to Be Identified

By Hansen & Rosasco

17 years have passed since the horrific events of September 11th, 2001. For those who lost loved ones in and around the Twin Towers that day, the passage of time doesn’t diminish the pain and loss that followed that terrible day. However, some families have experienced some measure of closure because of the hard work […]

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Health Care Services Company Expands Its Role in the World Trade Center Health Program

By Hansen & Rosasco

A large health care services company that has been providing nationwide health evaluations, monitoring exams, diagnostic services, and treatment for survivors of the 9/11 attacks through the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) recently announced an expansion of its role in this vital, life-saving program. OptumServe’s Logistics Health Inc. was issued a two-year contract by […]

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New Study Attempts to Estimate Future Cancer Cases in WTC First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

As we recently discussed, two new reports have added to the scientific and medical consensus that firefighters and other first responders who worked at the World Trade Center site on and after the 9/11 attacks were exposed to unprecedented environmental toxins and, as a result, have increased risks of many types of cancer. Thousands of […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Rejected As a WTC-Related Health Condition

By Hansen & Rosasco

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

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Do You Need a Zadroga Act 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Lawyer?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Do you have a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim? If so, do you need a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund attorney? How much does a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund lawyer cost? How do I know which 9/11 lawyer to choose? These are all good questions and this video and post by Troy Rosasco, a 9/11 lawyer […]

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