9/11 hero who died of cancer wanted New York State lawmakers to legalize assisted suicide
NY Daily News | April 25, 2017
A 9/11 hero’s dying wish is that others don’t suffer the same agonizing death he did.
Petition started to name new Staten Island Ferry after 9/11 hero
SILive.com | April 25, 2017
A petition drive is underway to name one of the future new Staten Island ferryboats after Firefighter John G. Chipura, a Staten Islander who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 5th Annual Report
Press Release | March 14, 2017
“Today’s release by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of its 5th Annual Report along with updated statistics continues to show real progress in providing the assistance that injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors have been waiting for. 911 … Continue reading
Message from Special Master 2017 0313
Press Release | March 13, 2017
Why We Need 9/11 Health Watch
It took years to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010 and to renew it in 2015 but the struggle to ensure the proper and continued long-term commitment to the health and well-being of 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families endures.
9/11 Health Watch monitors the programs created by the law and are ready to address any lapses in delivery of services and, if necessary, suggest changes to better serve you, our community of heroes, survivors, and their families.
9/11 Health Watch was created to ensure we will never forget.
Understanding Bankruptcy Exemptions Covering September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Payments
Posted by Administrator | March 8, 2017
Some injured and ill 9/11 responders and survivors, who have experienced personal bankruptcy are now finally receiving compensation for the 9/11 injuries under the federal legislation.
A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND
Posted by Administrator | March 27, 2015
A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND By: Noah Kushlefsky, Partner, Kreindler & Kreindler LLP The Zadroga Act’s reopened September 11 Victim Compensation Fund provides a measure of financial relief and security … Continue reading
When 9/11 arrives, remember the living
Posted by Administrator | August 31, 2014
When 9/11 arrives, remember the living Thousands still suffer BY Richard Alles, James Slevin Alles is national legislative director with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Slevin is vice president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Both are members of the 9/11 … Continue reading