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

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 … Continue Reading

Do You Have to be a First Responder to have a Claim with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?

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 … Continue Reading

9/11 Responders Urged to Join World Trade Center Health Program by Jon Stewart

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.… Continue Reading

9/11 Law Firm Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik Client ID Theft by Temp Worker

According to the NY Post: "Rafal Bogun, 33, was a temp hired by Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik in February 2013 at the firm’s Empire State Building office, sources said. He used IDs to open credit cards, book hotels, and shop online, the Queens District Attorney’s Office charged."… Continue Reading

NYS Workers Compensation Board Urges World Trade Center Volunteer Fund Claimants To Apply For The Zadroga Act Fund

The James Zadroga Act was signed on January 2, 2011 by President Obama in order to provide medical care and compensation to individuals who have suffered illnesses, injuries and death as a direct result of the events of 9/11 and the aftermath including clean-up, recovery and rescue efforts.… Continue Reading

Facts About 9/11 Victims Compensation Under The Zadroga Act

What is the Zadroga 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund? On January 2, 2011, President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010. James Zadroga was a NYPD Detective who died from inhaling toxic dust while working at Ground Zero. He inspired Congressional passage of federal funds that would provide for healthcare and … Continue Reading

Zadroga Act 9/11 Health Benefit Informational Public Meeting Set for March 3rd

All 9/11 victims and first responders who want more info on the health benefits contained in the new Zadroga 9/11 Act should be aware of the just announced NIOSH informarional public session scheduled for 3/03/2011 in lower Manhattan. Troy Rosasco and Daniel Hansen will be attending from our firm and will report that night on our impressions and analysis.… Continue Reading

Zadroga 9/11 Act Questions and Answers from Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Click here for Answers to Frequently Asked Zadroga 9/11 Act Questions Click here for a Brief Zadroga Act Summary Click here for a list of Zadroga Law Deadlines Click here for a Detailed Summary of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act… Continue Reading

Who is considered an eligible “Survivor” under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?

This question is complicated, and for now, the best thing for any WTC victim or First Responder to do is read part of the actual Zadroga statute below, and then call an attorney with any questions: `SEC. 3321. IDENTIFICATION AND INITIAL HEALTH EVALUATION OF SCREENING-ELIGIBLE AND CERTIFIED-ELIGIBLE WTC SURVIVORS. `(a) Identification of Screening-Eligible WTC Survivors … Continue Reading