9/11 Cancers

9/11 World Trade Center Health Program 2017 Anniversary Statement of John Howard, MD

By Turley, 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 Turley, 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

Turley Hansen Obtains $2.98 Million 9/11 Fund “Group B Claim” Award – Largest “Group B” Award to Date

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The 2017 9/11 Status Report indicates that the highest 9/11 Award amount for “Group B” claims through 12/31/2016 was $2,980,984.94. Of the 2,424 “Group B” compensation determinations made, Turley Hansen can confirm that this award was made to one of our very ill and deserving 9/11 clients. (see page 13 of the 2017 VCF Status Report).

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 VCF New Claim Form, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, VCF Group B Claims, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Filing Deadlines: What You Need to Know

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

On September 15, 2016, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) extended deadlines to file claims for compensation. The new VCF deadlines substantially benefit many victims who were previously told that they had missed filing or registration deadlines.

Anyone who was previously told by any source that they missed a filing deadline should call our office today at 1-855-WTC-INFO (1-855-982-4636) to see if they can now file under the new deadlines.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Fund Deadlines, Colon Cancer, 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?, Prostate Cancer, World Trade Center Health Program

9/11 WTC Fund Awards for Skin Cancer

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common 9/11-related cancer treated at the WTCHP Clinical Centers of Excellence. The WTC attorneys at Turley Hansen have represented numerous clients with non-melanoma skin cancer before the WTC Victim Compensation Fund. Should you have questions about medical care or an award for Non-melanoma skin cancer from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, please call us at 1-855-982-4636.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Skin Cancer, FDNY WTC Health Program, Illnesses Covered, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, World Trade Center Health Program

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

Turley Hansen Sponsors 9/11 Health Watch Annual Dinner

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, LLP was honored to be one of the financial supporters of this vital organization at its annual fundraiser this past Tuesday with a $10,000 gift. That’s how important 9/11 Health Watch is to victims and her families.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Health Watch, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Pancreatic Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

“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 Attorneys Sponsor Long Island WTC Health Program Picnic

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund law firm of Turley Hansen was pleased to sponsor the Long Island 9/11 World Trade Center Health Clinic annual picnic last Saturday, August 13, 2016.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, Thyroid Cancer, VCF Group B Claims, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility