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A Time to Be Grateful – Remember 9/11 Hero Diane DiGiacomo

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Zadroga Act, Death Benefits, Health Info, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Uncategorized, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

As Thanksgiving 2015 approaches, some may wonder what we should be grateful for as our world copes with the barbaric actions of ISIS and other radical Islamic terrorist groups. However, the death from cancer last week of┬áDiane DiGiacomo, an ASPCA ┬áspecial investigator who helped rescue animals around Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, reminds us… Continue Reading

Ground Zero Lawyer Lectures on Zadroga 9/11 Act to New York Supreme Court

Posted in Firm News & Events, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

It was an honor to have been asked to give a Continuing Legal Education Course on the new Zadroga 9/11 Act to the Justices and attorneys of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department in Brooklyn recently. Here is a copy of my Zadroga 9/11 Act Power Point Presentation to the Supreme Court.
Like previous lectures I have given on Zadroga 9/11 Act claims, I covered topics such as: are volunteers, construction workers, cleaners and other workers covered under the Zadroga Act ?; what toxic chemicals were found at Ground Zero and are they cancer causing ? and what are the deadlines for filing Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund claims ? can you have a Zadroga Act compensation claim if you already received money from another 9/11 lawsuit ?;