9/11 Cancers

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Filing Deadlines: What You Need to Know

By Turley, 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 (1-855-982-4636) 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

WTC First Responders Have Major Increase in 9/11 Prostate and Thyroid Cancers

By Turley, 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

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals: What You Need to Know

By Turley, 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

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: How to File a Claim Now?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

most important thing to do if you were diagnosed with a 9/11 covered condition today would be to “register” your claim with the Victim Compensation Fund. “Registration” is different from “filing” a 9/11 VCF claim. You can register your 9/11 claim without actually filing your claim. This will protect you from missing important filing deadlines.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Bladder Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, cervical cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, NYPD, Pancreatic Cancer, Proof of Presence, Prostate Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program

New House Speaker Paul Ryan Needs to Lead on Zadroga 9/11 Extension Bill

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Our new House Speaker Paul Ryan has the power persuade his House leadership to do the right thing on the 9/11 Zadroga Act extension. The rank and file are already on board. He must reject newly introduced anti-majoritarian bills on this moral issue.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Prostate Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility, Zadroga Act Extension

Pope Francis Prays for Victims and Responders at 9/11 Memorial in NYC

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

“So here he [the Pope] comes now to Ground Zero and I’m sure he will once again strongly, strongly condemn those who somehow feel it is their mission, it is somehow part of their perverse ideology to destroy us.”

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Volunteers, Brain Cancer, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Prostate Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

We Shall Never Forget 9/11. Now – Remember and Protect the Heroes

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Many of us are now fighting to have Congress Extend the James Zadroga Act of 2010 which provides these benefits. While we all remember 9/11 and mourn the loss of loved ones in our own way, we at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco ask that, no matter where you live, that you click on this link to ask your Congressman to support future health benefits for the hero first responders of 9/11. It will only take a minute, but it may save a 9/11 hero’s life.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Prostate Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

3,700 Ground Zero Responders and Others Around USA Have 9/11 Linked Cancers

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

More than 2,100 firefighters and EMS personnel have retired on disability, primarily with various types of cancer and lung disease. Forty-four New York Fire Department responders died from cancer related to 9/11, while another 65 died from other World Trade Center-linked illnesses.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Brain Cancer, cervical cancer, First Responders, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Streamlines Claim Process to Further Reduce Delays

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

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.

Please click here to help protect these heroes. Thank you.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 WTC Pensions, Brain Cancer, cervical cancer, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Attorney Troy Rosasco Discusses Zadroga Claims with LXBN TV

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Today, many 9/11 first responders, survivors and area workers have been suffering with breathing complications such as chronic sinusitis, COPD and other pulmonary diseases. The most alarming are the increasing cancer cases coming out in staggering numbers among those exposed. When the ruling was passed in October, 2012 to include cancer as a 9/11 covered condition under the Zadrogra Act. There are now 62 different types of cancers that are recognized as a 9/11 related condition.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Volunteers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Prostate Cancer, Survivors, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility