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Families of Deceased 9/11 Victims 

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks in Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001. The “second wave” of cancers and other diseases linked to the fallout from the 9/11 attacks with the number of deaths of downtown residents and workers expected to be even worse. These New Yorkers moved back to their […]

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Do I Need a Lawyer to File a 9/11-Related Claim?

By Troy Rosasco

Following a 9/11-related cancer diagnosis or another serious health issue, you may have the right to file a claim with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). You likely have a lot of questions about the process,  what compensation you should seek and is available, and you may also wonder if you need a lawyer […]

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Out-of-State Responders

By Troy Rosasco

VCF Awards and Medical Care for Out-of-State Responders On September 11, 2001, as the Twin Towers collapsed, thousands of men and women first responders rushed to the pile to help. Many of those first responders were groups of out-of-state responders and volunteers who quickly made their way to the disaster site when most would have […]

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19 Years After the September 11 Attacks, the Survivors Fight On

By Troy Rosasco

This Friday, September 11th, 2020 will be the 19th anniversary of one of the most tragic and horrifying days in American history – the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Besides the 2,977 innocent victims that died that day, in the last 19 years over 3000 survivors and responders have died of 9/11 related […]

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Help for 9/11 Survivors Exposed to Toxins in Lower Manhattan

By Hansen & Rosasco

Marcy Borders stood amid the World Trade Center collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, covered with Ground Zero dust, inhaling the toxic fumes spewing from the crash site. Her photo leaves an indelible mark in the minds of all Americans when they remember September 11, 2001. That moment is forever frozen in time because of a […]

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For FDNY firefighters, 9/11 Cancer Risk Continues

By Hansen & Rosasco

New York City firefighters (as well as firefighters from other jurisdictions) continue to face increased cancer risks and battle chronic respiratory issues – even 18 years after the World Trade Center attacks. This finding is based on research discussed at a recent Regional Firefighter Cancer Seminar at the FDNY Fire Academy on Randall’s Island. The […]

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Unsung Heroes of 9/11: Verizon, Con Ed and Time Warner Workers

By Hansen & Rosasco

Many answered the call on September 11, 2001. Firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and medical professionals – among a long list of brave professionals. One group that has either gone unmentioned or received little coverage is made up of the men and women who attend to communication, electricity, water, and gas utilities. Yes, utility workers. They […]

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Service on 9/11 and Service in Iraq – One Man’s Story

By Hansen & Rosasco

A retired Army Reservist Captain, New York Police Lieutenant, National Guard Officer, an intelligence officer. All four titles have been earned by one man – Anthony Caruso. This man has experienced 9/11 full circle – from the attack on the World Trade Center to serving in the war in Iraq. And Anthony Caruso still feels […]

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Remembering 9/11 Hero, Officer Dennis Murphy

By Hansen & Rosasco

Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP and the entire 9/11 community are mourning the passing of a retired NYPD Officer who unfortunately succumbed to his 9/11 cancer in late October. It is a terrible loss for the entire community, especially in light of the increase in recent years of the passing of those who were first […]

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