9/11 Cancers

Compensation Available for Families of Deceased 9/11 Victims

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In the days, weeks, and months that followed, thousands of first responders and volunteers worked tirelessly on the rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations at Ground Zero in New York City, and tens of thousands of individuals lived, worked, or attended school in the […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation, Illnesses Covered
uterine cancer claim

Overview of 9/11 Uterine Cancer Claims

By Dan Hansen

The WTC Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund are close to adding uterine cancer (including endometrial cancer) as a 9/11 presumed condition. If you were present in the WTC area any time on 9/11 or though mid-2002, the law will presume that 9/11 caused uterine cancer and cover you for lifetime healthcare and […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Illnesses Covered, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program
​Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia

Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia: Now What?

By Troy Rosasco

Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia: Now What? Recently, researchers from New York teamed up with scientists from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to conduct a study to determine if first responders who were present in the Lower Manhattan exposure area on 9/11 or in the months that followed had a higher risk of developing genetic mutations that can […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation, Illnesses Covered
Hansen & Rosasco - 9/11 Cancer Claim

How Far Did the Dust Travel on and After 9/11?

By Troy Rosasco

For many, 9/11 was a tragedy seen on television. However, for those in lower Manhattan, south of Canal Street, the day filled with unspeakable horrors as the towers collapsed and enveloped a large area surrounding the World Trade Center in a cloud of thick, gray dust. The question remains. How Far Did the Dust Travel […]

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Health Effects from Exposure to 9/11 Dust

Health Effects From Exposure To 9/11 Dust

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, PA, on September 11, 2001. Unfortunately, many more survivors and first responders died in the two decades since 9/11, and others are just now contracting serious, life-altering medical conditions from the toxic exposure. Below learn about the […]

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Posted under: Illnesses Covered, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program
9/11 Benefits Lawyer

Can I Get Reimbursed for Medical Expenses That I Paid out-of-Pocket and Were Not Covered by the WTC Health Program or Reimbursed by My Insurance?

By Troy Rosasco

If you are seeking compensation for the expenses and impacts you incurred because of exposure to the toxic substances present at the terrorist attack sites on 9/11 from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), can you get reimbursed for medical expenses you paid out-of-pocket that neither the WTC Health Program nor your insurance covered? […]

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Why You Should Be Treated By The World Trade Center Health Program And How It Can Help Your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Claim

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you have been diagnosed with a 9/11 related illness through a private doctor it is recommended to also be monitored by the World Trade Center Health Program regularly. You can still see your private doctor even if you are attending the World Trade Center Health Program. When the VCF reviews your claim, they will want to confirm that your illness has been certified as 9/11 related. The certification process is done through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). By attending the World Trade Center Health Program, they can help you with this process. They know the proper protocol and paperwork that needs to be submitted to NIOSH in order to request this certification on your behalf.

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Posted under: Illnesses Covered, Survivors, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility