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My Hospice: Luis Alvarez’s Story

By Hansen & Rosasco

Last summer, the presence of former NYPD detective Luis Alvarez became more visible as he testified before Congress for the passage of the bill that he was named for: “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.” Awareness of Detective Alvarez’ honor […]

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Remembering Those Lost or Still Suffering from the September 11th Attacks

By Hansen & Rosasco

Today, 18 years later, we remember every person whose life was impacted by the September 11th attacks. Mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters, children and friends – whose lives were taken on this tragic day. Each year, the 9/11 lawyers at Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP remember the great loss that so many families […]

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McConnell Announces Vote on Bill to Make 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Permanent

By Hansen & Rosasco

Mitch McConnell Sees the “Urgency” for Himself After begging, frustration, and great sadness for many first responders and 9/11 victims, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has finally agreed to open a vote for a bill that will create a permanent compensation fund for 9/11 victims, survivors and their families. Additionally, there is now a […]

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The VCF, Jon Stewart, and Mitch McConnell: What We Need to Remember

By Hansen & Rosasco

Why Do We Represent 9/11 Victims? Because they deserve it. Because they need it. And because we care – just like Jon Stewart. We have been representing 9/11 victims since 2001 and our experience is unmatched. Perhaps the only thing we have more of than our experience is our compassion and willingness to listen to […]

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How Do I Identify Skin Cancer?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancers among survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks, as well as Downtown New York City residents, workers, and students who were present in the area the day of and thereafter. That’s why if you lived, worked, or spent time in Lower Manhattan between September 11, […]

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WTC Health Program Expands on Long Island

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you live on Long Island and are a member of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP), the treatments, resources, and facilities available to you have significantly expanded and improved. Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program in Commack In November 2017, a new WTCHP Clinical Center of Excellence opened in Commack. The center is part […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Rejected As a WTC-Related Health Condition

By Hansen & Rosasco

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

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New Study Connects 9/11 Presence to Increased Risk of Heart & Lung Problems

By Hansen & Rosasco

As the years have passed since that terrible day the Twin Towers were brought down, researchers keep learning more about the long-term health consequences related to the inhalation of toxic dust and other hazardous materials at the World Trade Center site. A recent example is a study which strongly suggests that those who were present […]

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