Lawyer Representation

Teachers at Stuyvesant HS and Other Lower Manhattan Schools After 9/11 Now Seeing Increased Cancer Rates

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Stuyvesant High School is one of the most prestigious and competitive in New York City. It is also one of the closest to where the Twin Towers once stood. On 9/11 and during the weeks that followed, Stuyvesant was used by first responders and recovery workers as a staging area. Tons of debris from Ground […]

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New Law Provides Unlimited Sick Leave Benefits for New York First Responders Suffering From 9/11-Related Conditions

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Recently, we’ve written about the struggles some 9/11 first responders, recovery workers and others have had in obtaining treatment and compensation for the illnesses they acquired as a result of their brave and selfless work in the hours, days, and months after the September 11th attacks. A recent New York Post article shined a light […]

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Is Nerve Damage (Neuropathy) a 9/11-Related Condition Eligible for Compensation?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

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

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Posted under: Lawyer Representation, Neuropathy

New York EMTs and Paramedics Are Struggling to Get Disability Benefits for Their 9/11-Related Conditions

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In the immediate aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center, thousands of New York City firefighters were on the scene, breathing in the toxic dust that would lead to a wide array of serious medical problems as well as the deaths of hundreds of firefighters from those illnesses. But the brave members of […]

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Heroes Scammed by RD Legal Funding?

By Turley, 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

9/11 First Responder NYPD Detective Joe Sweeney Speaks at Democratic National Convention

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Detective Joe Sweeney was an NYPD officer and detective for over 21 years serving his city and his country. Both his proudest and saddest day on the job was 9/11/2001 when he was called to work in the smoke and the ash and search first for survivors – then for remains.Joe spoke as an American first. He stood there as a shining example of the many humble and selfless law enforcement officers who protect us across this country every day. Way to go Joe!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Lawyer Representation, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, World Trade Center Health Program

How Should You Choose a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Attorney?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

I spent over an hour on the phone this morning with a widow whose husband recently died of 9/11 related colon cancer. He was a volunteer fireman who traveled from five states over on September 12, 2001 to help with rescue and recovery efforts at to Ground Zero. A real hero.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Volunteers, 9/11 widows, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Colon Cancer, First Responders, Lawyer Representation, Rectal Cancer, VCF Group B Claims, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization