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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.

Were You There? Residents and Downtown Workers Eligible for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Free Health Benefits

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, WTC Cancer, WTC Compensation Fund, WTC Health Program

If you lived or worked in any job in lower Manhattan below Canal Street (see map above) ¬†between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002 and have either cancer or a respiratory illness, you may be eligible for free 100% paid health insurance for life and a tax-free cash award from the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Please visit… Continue Reading

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.

Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Re-opens for New Claims

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

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) re-opened yesterday and is accepting new claims after a seven month hiatus. The temporary closure for new claims was necessary to comply with the new James Zadroga Reauthorization Act passed last December. The Fund is now up and running at full speed. All those with new 9/11 illnesses diagnosed… Continue Reading

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.