Archive of News (2014)

News stories by year:

9/11 Health Study Offers Kids $80 to Get Them to Participate

A new 9/11 health study that focuses on young people is looking for volunteers — and is offering $80 to those who agree to participate.

9/11 survivor ‘Dust Lady’ faces a new demon: stomach cancer

Sept. 11. Depression. Alcohol. Drugs. And now stomach cancer.

Sick 9/11 cops should be honored: sister

Dolores Weiner says her late brother and others belong on DC memorial

Lawyers ‘overbilled’ for 9/11 settlements of sick workers

In a greedy grab for blood money, a law firm representing sick and dying Ground Zero workers overbilled its legal partner by $36 million in expenses, newly released court papers allege.

Head of New York law firm fires back at partner

One head of prominent New York law firm Napoli Bern has taken the unusual step of claiming his partner had “a mental collapse” amid a struggle over the business and allegations of an affair.

Affair and vengeful wife rip apart 9/11 law firm

One of New York City’s most prominent law firms — which raked in tens of millions of dollars representing 9/11 responders — has been ripped apart by a soap opera…

Hero cop’s sister seeks Zadroga Law extension

Vital aid programs for Sept. 11 first responders to expire in 2015, 2016

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Paid Out More Than $500 Million in Last Year

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund paid out more than $500 million in the last year.

Statement of 911 Health Watch on the Release of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 3rdd Annual Report

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, has just released its 3rd Annual Report along with updated statistics on its progress to date. Below is the Statement by 911 Health Watch on its release. For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch … Continue reading

9/11 Sick Claims Must Be Filed by Midnight

Those who worked in the World Trade Center or lived in the surrounding areas on September 11, 2001, have until midnight tonight to file compensation requests under the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.