9/11 Victim Compensation

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Issues Status Report Outlining Progress Made Since Zadroga Act Reauthorization

By Hansen & Rosasco

By law, the Special Master who administers the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) must issue an annual status report outlining the fund’s activities for the previous year. The reports identify progress and any shortcomings in processing claims and awarding compensation to thousands of first-responders, recovery workers and other individuals who have suffered from cancer and […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

American Hero: FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer Dies from 9/11 Kidney Cancer

By Hansen & Rosasco

Ray Pfeifer, a retired NYC firefighter and tireless advocate for the Zadroga Act, died Sunday evening of 9/11 kidney cancer at the age of 59. God bless his family, friends and brothers in the FDNY.

Ray was a hero until the very end. I recently saw Ray at a 9/11 fundraiser on April 15, 2017. The place was packed 300 strong with Ray’s supporters and admirers!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Heroes, FDNY, FDNY WTC Health Program, Kidney Cancer, NYPD, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Act Extension
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Releases New 2017 Statistics

By Hansen & Rosasco

The Good News! – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has made substantial progress making decisions on the oldest claims. As of the end of 2016, almost 2,500 VCF compensation claims were awaiting a decision where the request for compensation had been made in 2015 or earlier. Since then, approximately 35% (or 875) have been decided. That is an amazing increase in the Fund’s productivity while not sacrificing quality.

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 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, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization
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9/11 Lung Cancer Claims and WTC Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

Lung cancers are, unfortunately, yet another common cancer seen in claims before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Extended exposure to toxins such as asbestos and dioxins left many 9/11 first responders, clean-up workers and those who lived or worked in the area, fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Heroes Scammed by RD Legal Funding?

By Hansen & Rosasco

According to a recent attention grabbing article in the New York Daily News, the NY State Attorney General has now accused RD Legal Funding, a New Jersey lending company, of scamming 9/11 victims suffering from cancer. Victims who are waiting for their 911 Victim Compensation Fund award should be treated better!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 RD Legal Funding Scam, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Lawyer Representation, NYPD, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga Extension Bill
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Turley Hansen Sponsors 9/11 Health Watch Annual Dinner

By 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 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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9/11 Attorneys Sponsor Long Island WTC Health Program Picnic

By 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
Hansen & Rosasco - 9/11 Cancer Claim

Special Report: 9/11 Cancers Triple Since 2014 Due to Ground Zero Dust

By Hansen & Rosasco

The long term health effects of the World Trade Center dust, fumes and toxins continues to grow. The long term health effects of the World Trade Center dust, fumes and toxins continues to grow. Now, almost 15 years since the attack, every state in America has at least one resident sick with a 9/11 related illness. It appears the pain is long from over. The evil brought to our shores that day by radical terrorists continues to plague our nation.

As of June 30, 2016, over 5,400 WTC first responders and others who lived, worked or went to school in downtown Manhattan – below Canal Street -have come down with 9/11 related cancers due to breathing the toxic dust and fumes from Ground Zero. At least 1,140 have died from WTC cancers.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility