9/11 Cancers

9/11 World Trade Center Health Program 2017 Anniversary Statement of John Howard, MD

By Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program is an essential part of the 9/11 James Zadroga Act passed by Congress in 2010.  The program provides 100% health care coverage to 9/11 responders and survivors for both physical and psychological conditions related to their 9/11 related illnesses. Last week, Dr. John Howard, the Director of the […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, Proof of Presence, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, 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, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

American Hero: FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer Dies from 9/11 Kidney Cancer

By Hansen & Rosasco

Ray Pfeifer, a retired NYC firefighter and tireless advocate for the Zadroga Act, died Sunday evening of 9/11 kidney cancer at the age of 59. God bless his family, friends and brothers in the FDNY.

Ray was a hero until the very end. I recently saw Ray at a 9/11 fundraiser on April 15, 2017. The place was packed 300 strong with Ray’s supporters and admirers!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Heroes, FDNY, FDNY WTC Health Program, Kidney Cancer, NYPD, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Act Extension

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

9/11 Lawyer Troy Rosasco to Lecture on WTC Victim Compensation Fund Claims

By Hansen & Rosasco

9/11 lawyer Troy Rosasco will be giving an updated 9/11 VCF lecture for Lawline  in NYC on April 10, 2017. Mr. Rosasco previously lectured  for Lawline on the original James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act of 2010.  The new lecture will focus on the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act of 2015 and the differences between the […]

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 NYPD, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 Volunteers, 9/11 WTC Zadroga Act New Regulations, FDNY WTC Health Program, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility
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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

9/11 FDNY Hero Tim Brown Appears on Telecare TV to Remember 15th Anniversary of WTC Attacks

By Hansen & Rosasco

FDNY hero Tim Brown will appear on Telecare TV tomorrow, September 7, 2016, with 9/11 Victim Compensation Attorney Troy Rosasco to remember the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Heroes, FDNY, First Responders, NYPD, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, Survivors, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

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

By 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

Troy Rosasco and Daniel Hansen Talk Zadroga Act with Nassau Bar Journal and Suffolk Bar Journal

By Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco is proud of the work our attorneys do to support and aid our 9/11 clients. Most recently, Troy Rosasco – one of the leading workers compensation and disability attorneys in the New York metropolitan area – has published articles in both the Nassau Bar Journal and Suffolk Bar Journal, educating other […]

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Posted under: The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Act Extension, Zadroga Extension Bill

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – New Message from Special Master Sheila Birnbaum

By Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco wish the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund good luck in implementing the new Zadroga Reauthorization Act and stand ready to assist in their efforts to issue much needed compensation to 9/11 heroes as soon as possible

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Posted under: The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Act Extension, Zadroga Extension Bill