Health Benefits for 9/11 Survivors During the Coronavirus Crisis
Hansen & Rosasco, LLP
Sadly, every week, the 9/11 lawyers at Hansen & Rosasco, LLP are contacted by current or past employees of the following companies. These employees have been diagnosed with one or more of 70 types of cancer since the dust and fumes enveloped Lower Manhattan and Wall Street on September 11, 2001 and in the months that followed.
9/11 Ground Zero journalists, reporters and camera operators are urged to seek compensation help from September 11th Victim Fund
Journalists who rushed to cover the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 wrote the first draft of history. They thought of nothing except covering this story and keeping the public informed. Now, they are getting sick with 9/11-related cancers. Compensation and free lifetime medical help is available.
Marcy Borders stood amid the World Trade Center collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, covered with Ground Zero dust, inhaling the toxic fumes spewing from the crash site. Her photo leaves an indelible mark in the minds of all Americans when they remember September 11, 2001.
New York City firefighters (as well as firefighters from other jurisdictions) continue to face increased cancer risks and battle chronic respiratory issues – even 18 years after the World Trade Center attacks.
Many answered the call on September 11, 2001. Firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and medical professionals – among a long list of brave professionals. One group that has either gone unmentioned or received little coverage is made up of the men and women who attend to communication, electricity, water, and gas utilities. Yes, utility workers. They were also there on 9/11, as well as the months after the attacks, and they too deserve recognition – in addition to rightful compensation.
It was 17 years after seeing the first tower of the World Trade Center collapse that Marya Columbia first began to suffer.
At Hansen & Rosasco, LLP, we try to understand how difficult it is to make end-of-life decisions. We have supported 9/11 survivors and their families since 2001, offering the support, guidance, and comfort needed as they undergo treatments or decide to enter into hospice care.
If you lost a loved one due to a 9/11-related illness, cancer, or chronic disabling breathing condition, you now have more time to file a death claim with the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The Victim Compensation Fund recently extended the deadline for grieving families to collect the compensation they deserve. Even if the VCF denied your past 9/11 deceased compensation claim, you now have until July 31, 2021, to file a claim.
A retired Army Reservist Captain, New York Police Lieutenant, National Guard Officer, an intelligence officer. All four titles have been earned by one man – Anthony Caruso. This man has experienced 9/11 full circle – from the attack on the World Trade Center to serving in the war in Iraq. And Anthony Caruso still feels the effects of the 9/11 experience.