Archive of Press Releases

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

Statement by 911 Health Watch on the release today of Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Below is a Press Statement by 911 Health Watch on the release today of Updated Statistics from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch September 9, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch on the Announcement of the Beginning of the Process to Renew and Extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Below is a Press Statement by 911 Health Watch on today’s press conference. For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch September 8th, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat 646 634 9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org Statement by 911 Health Watch on the Announcement of … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch – GAO Report Validates Decision to add Cancer to Covered WTC Conditions and Provide Treatment to 9/11 Responders and Survivors

For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch August, 25, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org GAO Report Validates Decision to add Cancer to Covered WTC Conditions and Provide Treatment to 9/11 Responders and Survivors The release of the … Continue reading

Statement by 911 Health Watch’s Board of Directors– Help Remember All the Victims of 9/11

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

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

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

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

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.

911 Health Watch Response to April 10th Message from Special Master and the Release of Updated Statistics for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch April 11, 2014 Press Contact: Benjamin Chevat (646) 634-9103 ben.chevat@911healthwatch.org 911 Health Watch Response to April 10th Message from Special Master and the Release of Updated Statistics for the September 11th Victim Compensation … Continue reading