In a strongly worded opinion slamming the New York City Fire Department Pension Board, New York Supreme Court Justice Richard Velasquez found that the Pension Board acted in “bad faith” and will be “sanctioned” for denying death benefits to the widow of a hero 9/11 firefighter. Bottom Line – the New York Fire Department Pension Board was appropriately “taken to the woodshed”. Let it be a lesson to all New York Pension Board’s in the future treat 9/11 heroes fairly.Read More
9/11 WTC Pensions
The 9/11 VCF attorneys at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco ask that all those affected by 9/11 across the country to support the effort to Extend the 9/11 James Zadroga Act so that all future 9/11 related cancer victims can obtain medical care and be fully compensated for their economic loss.
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Governor Cuomo Signs Bill To Re-open Registration For 9/11 Disability Pension And Workers’ Compensation Claims
Those who participated in the rescue, recovery and cleanup efforts at Ground Zero between September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2002, are now eligible to preserve their right to file future workers’ compensation claims and ¾ disability pensions should they become sick with a qualifying 9/11 related condition. Claimants must submit a WTC-12 Registration of Participation form no later than the deadline date of September 11, 2014.Read More
Under the World Trade Center Presumptive Law, an applicant who is a permanently disabled 9/11 First Responder is entitled to a 3/4 pension because it is to be assumed the qualifying illness was related to exposure from World Trade Center toxins and debris. This does not apply if medical records show that an applicant had the qualifying illness prior to September 11, 2001.Read More
Thank goodness municipal employees have zealous attorneys like Chet Lukaszewski righting the wrongs of the NYC Disability Pension system. That’s why Turley, Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP sends all its NYC disability pension clients to Chet.Read More