9/11 Cancers

Do You Have to be a First Responder to have a Claim with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The answer in “No”. Although first responders, including firefighters, police officers and others, make up the majority of eligible claimants before the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, there are other groups of individuals with 9/11 cancers who are considered “survivors” and are also eligible to make a compensation claim at the VCF. Essentially, any person who was […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 First Responders, 9/11 Survivors, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Who is considered an eligible "Survivor" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Releases New 2017 Statistics

By Hansen & Rosasco

The Good News! – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has made substantial progress making decisions on the oldest claims. As of the end of 2016, almost 2,500 VCF compensation claims were awaiting a decision where the request for compensation had been made in 2015 or earlier. Since then, approximately 35% (or 875) have been decided. That is an amazing increase in the Fund’s productivity while not sacrificing quality.

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

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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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?
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Turley Hansen Obtains $2.98 Million 9/11 Fund “Group B Claim” Award – Largest “Group B” Award to Date

By Hansen & Rosasco

The 2017 9/11 Status Report indicates that the highest 9/11 Award amount for “Group B” claims through 12/31/2016 was $2,980,984.94. Of the 2,424 “Group B” compensation determinations made, Turley Hansen can confirm that this award was made to one of our very ill and deserving 9/11 clients. (see page 13 of the 2017 VCF Status Report).

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 VCF New Claim Form, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, VCF Group B Claims, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Filing Deadlines: What You Need to Know

By Hansen & Rosasco

On September 15, 2016, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) extended deadlines to file claims for compensation. The new VCF deadlines substantially benefit many victims who were previously told that they had missed filing or registration deadlines.

Anyone who was previously told by any source that they missed a filing deadline should call our office today at 1-855-WTC-INFO (1- 800-887-7299) to see if they can now file under the new deadlines.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Fund Deadlines, Colon Cancer, How long do I have to file a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Prostate Cancer, World Trade Center Health Program
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Heroes Scammed by RD Legal Funding?

By Hansen & Rosasco

According to a recent attention grabbing article in the New York Daily News, the NY State Attorney General has now accused RD Legal Funding, a New Jersey lending company, of scamming 9/11 victims suffering from cancer. Victims who are waiting for their 911 Victim Compensation Fund award should be treated better!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 RD Legal Funding Scam, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Lawyer Representation, NYPD, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Extension Bill
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WTC First Responders Have Major Increase in 9/11 Prostate and Thyroid Cancers

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you were a 9/11 first responder, a new study shows you need to be on the watch for thyroid and prostate cancers. This matches the experience of the 9/11 attorneys at Turley Hansen where the numbers of our clients with 9/11 prostate and thyroid cancers are outpacing other 9/11 cancers.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 NYPD, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Breast Cancer, FDNY, First Responders, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Leukemia, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, Thyroid Cancer
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Turley Hansen Sponsors 9/11 Health Watch Annual Dinner

By Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, LLP was honored to be one of the financial supporters of this vital organization at its annual fundraiser this past Tuesday with a $10,000 gift. That’s how important 9/11 Health Watch is to victims and her families.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Health Watch, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Pancreatic Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals: What You Need to Know

By Hansen & Rosasco

You have a right to file an appeal if you disagree with a decision of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). For example, you may disagree with how the VCF calculated your award and ask for an increase in monetary compensation.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, First Responders, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, NYPD, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program

What 9/11 Victims Need to Know About Suing Saudi Arabia under JASTA

By Hansen & Rosasco

Let’s be clear! At this point no 9/11 lawyer can tell you with any certainty that you have a good case against Saudi Arabia under the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which was passed by Congress last week. No lawyer- no law firm – period! End of story.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 JASTA, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, FDNY, First Responders, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Illnesses Covered, Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, NYPD