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

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

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

By 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
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9/11 First Responders Make Final Push for Zadroga Act Extension

By Hansen & Rosasco

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), who has publicly said he supports passage, wants to add certain “pay-fors” in order to fund the spending needed for both the health care and compensation portions of the Zadroga Extension. He is willing to add the Zadroga Act Extension to the Omnibus bill which Congress votes on this Friday only if he gets his “pay-fors”.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga Act Extension, Zadroga Extension Bill
Hansen & Rosasco - 9/11 Cancer Claim

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

By 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 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
Hansen & Rosasco - 9/11 Cancer Claim

NYS Workers Compensation Board Urges World Trade Center Volunteer Fund Claimants To Apply For The Zadroga Act Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

The James Zadroga Act was signed on January 2, 2011 by President Obama in order to provide medical care and compensation to individuals who have suffered illnesses, injuries and death as a direct result of the events of 9/11 and the aftermath including clean-up, recovery and rescue efforts.

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Posted under: How long do I have to file a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, 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?, Who is considered an eligible "Survivor" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Open for “Eligibility” Determinations

By Hansen & Rosasco

Now, a claimant can file online to see if they are “eligible” for possible compensation under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Actual VCF “compensation claim” forms will still not be available until the end of November. Click here for a downloadable PDF Instruction Sheet for filing 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claims.

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Posted under: FAQs, Illnesses Covered, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility