Can I file a Zadroga compensation claim if I was part of the recent 9/11 lawsuit against New York City, the Port Authority and others?
December 30, 2010
By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on Can I file a claim if I was part of the recent 9/11 lawsuit?
Yes. However, there are significant limitations for those who have either “pending” or “settled” civil action. These limitations, and potential strategies to maximize any recovery under the Zadroga Act, should be discussed with an attorney. The limitations in the statute are detailed below: (f) Limitations on Civil Actions- (1) APPLICATION TO DAMAGES RELATED TO DEBRIS REMOVAL- Clause (i) of section 405(c)(3)(C) of such Act, as redesignated by subsection (c), is amended by inserting `, or for damages arising from or related to debris removal’ after `September 11, 2001′. (2) PENDING ACTIONS- Clause (ii) of such section, as so redesignated, is… READ ARTICLE