You can read more details on the 9/11 WTC Cancer Final Rule at the Zadroga Claims Info site here
At the end of the day, after completing all the mundane yet necessary parts of an active 9/11 claim law practice, encouraging stories like those shared today keep us going. Thank you to all the 9/11 cancer survivors who called and shared your extraordinary stories. Your heroism did not stop after you left the crash site!
I have long advocated for this cancer coverage and testified before Dr. Howard at public hearings urging this exact outcome. Many others did the same and more. Today is a great victory for all the 9-11 responders and survivors fighting cancer today. Please remember those who have already passed in your prayers.
New York City Police Department Det. James Zadroga passed away five years ago today as a result of his exposure to toxins at Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks. Please remember him and his family in your prayers.
Here is the text of the final Zadroga bill passed by the Senate yesterday which will now go to President Obama to sign. Some of the medical conditions for survivors in the Zadroga 9/11 Act that will be covered are listed below Interstitial lung diseases WTC-exacerbated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).