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9/11 Health Watch Fundraiser in New York City Honors Denis Hughes

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Health Watch, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, World Trade Center Health Program, WTC Cancer, WTC Health Program

Last night was the annual fundraiser for 9/11 Health Watch, a vital organization supporting 9/11 victims and their families. The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Law Firm of Turley Hansen & Rosasco was pleased to financially support 9/11 Health Watch at the Advocate Level as we have done in the past.

9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 VCF Registration, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, WTC Cancer, WTC Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

If you were in the 9/11 “crash site area” in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be eligible for compensation from the federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

We Will Never Forget September 11th, 2001

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Never Forget, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, World Trade Center Health Program, WTC Cancer, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

We continue to fight every day for health care and compensation for 9/11 responders and survivors. Thankfully, the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act was passed last year which guarantees health care and compensation for years to come, especially to those with 9/11 related cancers.

Turley Hansen 9/11 Attorney Interviewed by WorkCompCentral for Zadroga Act Cancer Article

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 VCF Registration, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, World Trade Center Health Program, WTC Cancer, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

Turley Hansen & Partners has represented more than 1000 first responders, volunteers or residents of lower Manhattan before the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. To date, they have collected over $60 million in cash awards for their clients. See a list of the most common 9/11 related cancers here.

9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Health Registry, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, WTC Cancer, WTC Compensation Fund, WTC Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

Important: Remember that you must “Register” with the Victim Compensation Fund within certain deadlines depending on your 9/11 related diagnosis. Unfortunately, every day we are hearing from more 9/11 responders and downtown Manhattan residents who have succumbed to 9/11 WTC cancers and other illnesses. You only have two (2) years to register your claim with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund if you have a 9/11 related cancer. See the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund registration deadline chart here.

Important New WTC Status Report from 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Special Master Sheila Birnbaum issued an important new report this week on the status of claims processing for first responders and other victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. See the key dates on the 911 Zadroga Act Reauthorization Timeline here. The Special Master highlighted the fact that the Fund… Continue Reading

9/11 Firefighter Widow Wins $3 Million WTC Pension after Nine Year Court Fight

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, Death Benefits, Disability Pensions, Firm News & Events, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

The 9/11 WTC presumption is not only important in the Fernandez firefighter pension case, but it is equally important in 9/11 WTC cancer cases. After all, how is a disabled 9/11 hero supposed to prove that 9/11 related cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, kidney cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma, prostate cancer, melanoma cancer of the skin, colon cancer or bladder cancer?

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 Diane DiGiacomo, an ASPCA  special investigator who helped rescue animals around Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, reminds us… Continue Reading