World Trade Center Health Program

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How Do I Request Consideration for an Exception to the Private Physician Criteria?

By Troy Rosasco

To receive compensation through the VCF, victims of the 9/11 attacks, including responders, volunteers, and workers who may have suffered severe diagnoses due to exposure to the dust cloud after 9/11, typically must seek diagnosis and certification through the WTC Health Program before they can qualify for assistance through the VCF. The WTC Health Program […]

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Is the WTC Health Program Part of the VCF?

By Troy Rosasco

Many victims of the 9/11 attacks and volunteers in the subsequent clean-up efforts face health problems as a result of exposure to toxic dust and materials at the attack sites, including breathing or digestive condition or, in many cases, cancer. The federal government has created two principal programs to provide financial assistance and medical care […]

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NYU Medical Records Requests and 9/11-Related Issues

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 20 years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in lower Manhattan, first responders and others who came at the scene that day and during the clean-up effort continue to fall ill with cancer and other diseases related to exposure to toxic dust and materials at the World Trade Center site. Because certain types […]

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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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Why You Should Be Treated By The World Trade Center Health Program And How It Can Help Your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Claim

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you have been diagnosed with a 9/11 related illness through a private doctor it is recommended to also be monitored by the World Trade Center Health Program regularly. You can still see your private doctor even if you are attending the World Trade Center Health Program. When the VCF reviews your claim, they will want to confirm that your illness has been certified as 9/11 related. The certification process is done through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). By attending the World Trade Center Health Program, they can help you with this process. They know the proper protocol and paperwork that needs to be submitted to NIOSH in order to request this certification on your behalf.

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Posted under: Illnesses Covered, Survivors, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility