9/11 Victim Blog

The Rise in Prostate Cancer in World Trade Center First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

9/11 Cancer and Treatment As the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) remains uncertain, cancer experts are finding new higher risks in first responders who were at the World Trade Center “Exposure Zone.” Research shows there is a greater risk for prostate cancer in first responders who had the most direct exposure to […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers

Jon Stewart’s Plea for 9/11 First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

Jon Stewart spoke on behalf of all first responders and 9/11 victims in front of Congress and America, fighting for the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. VCF payouts are given to first responders and other 9/11 victims suffering from 9/11 cancers and illnesses. Having a 9/11 lawyer can help you reach a VCF settlement for your 9/11 claims.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
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9/11 Attacks and Cancer Among FBI Agents

By Hansen & Rosasco

Most people know the term “FBI” as the acronym for Federal Bureau of Investigation. But there is an added meaning to these letters. The letters “F,” “B,” and “I” also serve as the organization’s motto: “Fidelity. Bravery. Integrity.” On September 11, 2001, and in the months that followed, many members of the FBI proved to […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
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The Year of the WTC Survivor

By Hansen & Rosasco

  When a WTC-related death among fellow FDNY firefighters follows another death in quick succession, the sense of loss is all the more devastating. For those who were stricken with a terminal illness related to the 9/11 WTC terrorist attacks during and after September 11, 2001, this sense of loss was magnified three-fold earlier this […]

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The Sad and Ongoing Ripple Effects of 9/11

By Hansen & Rosasco

The tragedy of September 11, 2001 is never-ending, and the effects of 9/11 are still experienced by many. In addition to the lives lost in the horrific attacks on that day, the risk of sickness and death continue to follow first responders, policemen, firemen, and in fact anyone who either worked, lived, or routinely visited […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers

New Reduced Award Letters Issued by 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for First Responders and 9/11 Victims at Ground Zero

By Hansen & Rosasco

  The 9/11 award determinations that have been cut by 50% due to “insufficient funding,” as announced by Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya on February 15, 2019, are now being received by our angry and disappointed clients. One of our hero clients, a 9/11 first responder with prostate cancer (14,800), received an award notice last week […]

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Understanding the Connection Between 9/11 and Sarcoidosis

By Hansen & Rosasco

  When the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (WTC) collapsed on September 11, 2001, 24,000 gallons of jet fuel burned fires on the pile for almost 100 days. The debris and dust in the air around Ground Zero contained over 2,500 contaminants that never should have been inhaled. Those contaminants contained glass, mercury, […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer