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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

October 19, 2017

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

October 13, 2017Fox NewsWhat is the status of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?
The program to date has paid out over $3.1 billion covering more than 14,000 compensation determinations; Laura Ingle takes a closer look for ‘Special Report.’

October 10, 2017
U.S. News & World ReportNames of Firefighters Sickened After 9/11 Placed on Memorial
The names of 112 New York City firefighters who died of illnesses after spending time at the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks have been added to a state memorial for firefighters killed in the line of duty.

October 3, 2017
NY Daily NewsRetired NYPD Captain Carmine Cantalino dies at 61 of 9/11-related illness
A retired NYPD captain who immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager and developed a strong patriotic sense of duty has died from a 9/11-related illness, according to family and union officials.

October 3, 2017FiOS1New class of Suffolk PD recruits includes daughter of late 9/11 hero Ray Pfeifer
Pfeifer fought for the Zadroga Act to ensure first responders receive health care

October 2, 2017NY PostCity is denying 9/11 first responders disability pensions
Fire Department paramedics and EMTs who responded to the 9/11 attacks and now suffer from medical illnesses say the city is forgetting about them.