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When Will the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Cover Cancer Victims?

first responderA recent New York Times article examined the causes for delays in getting sick 9/11 first responders coverage under the Zadroga bill for cancers caused by their works at Ground Zero. We take pride in representing injured first responders and are advocates for fully compensating those who were injured while sacrificing for others. If you have any questions about the Zadroga bill, or think you may have a Zadroga-related claim, please contact us.

Prior results do not guarantee outcomes.

World Trade Center dust and 9/11 first responders with cancer, time for U.S. Government to stop withholding benefits

9/11 first responders move smoldering debris

Many courageous first responders, who saved lives at Ground Zero, have since been diagnosed with cancer, and yet the U.S. government does not pay for their treatment. This Saturday, September 10, CNN will air Terror In The Dust, an investigation by chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta into the consequences of the deadly dust produced by the World Trade Center’s collapse. Gupta speaks with 9/11 heroes and medical experts about the consequences of the carcinogen-filled dust.

A new study released earlier this week by the New York City Fire Department provides good evidence of a link between 9/11 first responders and cancer. The study showed a 32% greater incidence of cancer among firefighters who worked at Ground Zero than those who did not.

The NIOSH study concluded that the 9/11 debris did contain known carcinogens.

The U.S. government does not pay for cancer treatments of 9/11 first responders. This is because Continue reading

Prior results do not guarantee outcomes.