9/11 Victim Blog

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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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Has Awarded Over $2.8 Billion to Almost 17,000 Claimants According to Most Recent Report

By Hansen & Rosasco

In July, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) released its quarterly report discussing the progress of its work processing claims and granting awards for compensation to those who have suffered from illness and injury or lost a loved one as a result of the September 11th attacks. Thousands of victims, first responders, and recovery workers […]

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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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Zadroga Act Compensation Can Include Pain and Suffering Damages

By Hansen & Rosasco

Many of the losses suffered by victims of the September 11th attacks aren’t necessarily reflected in medical bills or in paychecks which never come. The trauma from that terrible day can be felt in pain, psychological or emotional distress, and the inability to enjoy life as it once was. While such losses can’t be seen, […]

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Understanding the Differences Between Group A and Group B Zadroga Act Claims

By Hansen & Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 was reauthorized in 2015. This was no small accomplishment. It took the commitment of thousands of individuals who were advocates for victims, first responders, and recovery workers effected by the September 11th attacks. The 9/11 attorneys at Turley, Hansen & Partner actively and proudly assisted […]

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How Does The 2015 Reauthorization of the Zadroga Act Affect You?

By Hansen & Rosasco

After a hard-fought battle, the 9/11 Zadroga Act was reauthorized in 2015. The 9/11 attorneys at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, LLP actively and proudly assisted the “Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act” in passing this important piece of legislation that provides benefits, treatment, and compensation to the thousands of individuals and families […]

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Seeking 9/11 Cancer Compensation? Important Things to Know About the New VCF Claim Form and Document Checklist

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you are seeking 9/11 cancer compensation or want to register a claim with the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) for any other 9/11-related condition, getting started on your claim can be confusing. The VCF used to have several different claim forms that varied depending on the nature of the claim or the injury for which […]

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