Archive of News (2021)

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Stories of Hope: From High School Student to 9/11 Health Advocate

On September 11, 2001, Lila Nordstrom was a 17-year-old student at Stuyvesant High School just three blocks north of the World Trade Center.

Richard A. Bieder of law firm Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder dies at 80

Among other awards, Bieder received lifetime achievement awards from the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Trial Lawyers of America…

A Workshop on Cognitive Aging and Impairment in the 9/11-Exposed Population

The terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 potentially exposed more than 400,000 responders, workers, and residents to psychological and physical stressors, and numerous hazardous pollutants.

Former NYPD Sergeant Charged With 9/11 Benefits Fraud

Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Dermot Shea, Police Commissioner of the City of New York (“NYPD”), and Russell W. Cunningham, Special Agent in Charge…

Morristown dentist, who responded to Ground Zero after 9/11, dies of COVID-19 on Christmas

To his patients, Dr. J. Randall Pearce was more than just a dentist.

Ex-NYPD sergeant lied about work at Staten Island landfill filled with 9/11 debris: feds

A former NYPD sergeant was charged Thursday with a trashy 9/11 disability scam in which she falsely claimed to have spent hundreds hours toiling at a Staten Island landfill filled with dangerous World Trade Center debris.

Former NYPD sergeant charged with 9/11 benefits fraud

A former NYPD sergeant allegedly lied about having worked on 9/11 recovery efforts as part of an effort to score cash and medical benefits, authorities said.

Message from the Special Master on the Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the Zadroga Act

This past weekend, as we ushered in a New Year, the 9/11 community marked an important milestone.

Acculturation, coping, and PTSD in Hispanic 9/11 rescue and recovery workers

Research examining the responders of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of 9/11 has found that Hispanic responders are at greater risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than non-Hispanic White responders.