Press Statements

Statement by 911 Health Watch’s Board of Directors– Help Remember All the Victims of 9/11
Press Release | August 20, 2014
Below is a Statement by 911 Health Watch’s Board of Directors Help Remember All the Victims of 9/11 In September we will mark the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11. Here in New York, the names of those killed in the attacks … Continue reading


Update on tax relief for some disabled 9/11 Responders, Survivors and the families of those who have died from their 9/11 injuries
Press Release | August 8, 2014
We wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that the IRS has updated the cover sheet to Publication 3920, “Tax Relief for Victims of Terrorist Attacks”. The updated information will help disabled 9/11 Responders, Survivors and the families … Continue reading


9/11 first responders & families can possibly get tax break
News 12 Long Island | July 28, 2014
Families impacted by the 9/11 terror attacks may be missing out on a major tax break. A law that was passed just months after the attacks made disability income resulting from terrorism non-taxable.


Statement of 9/11 Health Watch on Message from September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master and Updated Statistics
Press Release | July 3, 2014
I wanted to share with you 911 Health Watch’s Statement on today’s Message from September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Sheila Birnbaum and her release of Updated Statistics. “In today’s message from Special Master Sheila Birnbaum and accompanying updated … Continue reading


Zadroga law 9/11 claims process too complex, advocates say
Newsday | April 20, 2014
More than half of the claims submitted to the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund remain incomplete, the result of a process that advocates and lawyers say had been too labor-intensive.