The Victims' Compensation Fund

Can I Amend My VCF Claim to Add a New Condition If I’ve Already Received an Award?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Not all 9/11-related illnesses and medical conditions make themselves known at the same time. Years can go by between the diagnosis of one condition and the diagnosis of a separate 9/11 illness or cancer. Additionally, new conditions continue to be certified as 9/11-related and thus eligible for treatment through the World Trade Center Health Program […]

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9/11 Responders Urged to Join World Trade Center Health Program by Jon Stewart

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

If you would like Turley Hansen to enroll you in the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program in conjunction with your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim, please call us at 1-855-WTC-INFO. We will answer all your questions take care of all the paperwork.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Hodgkin's Disease, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, Oropharynx cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Proof of Presence, Rectal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Thyroid Cancer, What medical benefits and monitoring are provided?, 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, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

“9/11: Fifteen Years Later” Documentary to Air on CNN

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

As disturbing as this documentary film is, I think many of us need to watch this film. I first saw the original version in 2002. I promise you – you will “Never Forget” 9/11 if you watch this film. It will also put our continuing fight against groups like ISIS in a much clearer perspective.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Film Documentary, CNN 9/11 Film, FDNY, First Responders, NYPD, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Pays Families Over $1 Billion in Last 5 Years

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, LLP has obtained over $60 million dollars from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for their clients over the last 5 years, and continues to file new claims with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lawyer Representation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, VCF Group A Claims, VCF Group B Claims, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

Big Win for 9/11 Firefighter Widow Fighting for WTC Death Benefit Pension

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

In a strongly worded opinion slamming the New York City Fire Department Pension Board, New York Supreme Court Justice Richard Velasquez found that the Pension Board acted in “bad faith” and will be “sanctioned” for denying death benefits to the widow of a hero 9/11 firefighter. Bottom Line – the New York Fire Department Pension Board was appropriately “taken to the woodshed”. Let it be a lesson to all New York Pension Board’s in the future treat 9/11 heroes fairly.

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Posted under: 9/11 WTC Pensions, FDNY, 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?, NYPD, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

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

By Turley, 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

9/11 Responders and Residents Exposed to WTC Dust 15 Times More Likely to Develop Neuropathy

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Peripheral Neuropathy Affecting 9/11 Survivors A new study published in the January 2016 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine concludes the exposure to World Trade Center (WTC) dust after 9/11 is associated with “neuropathic symptoms”.  The new  research, conducted by Marc Wilkenfeld, MD and associates from Winthrop University Hospital in Long Island, New […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Illnesses Covered, Neuropathy, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization