9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

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/ :

August 2, 2018PoliceOneNYPD officer dies of 9/11-related cancer
Officer Richard Lopez had served with the NYPD for 20 years

July 28, 2018Herald9/11 hero dies in York Co. after battling illness from work at World Trade Center site
A Fort Mill man who spent months sifting through toxic rubble at the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City…

July 25, 2018ExecutiveBizOptumServe to Continue Support for Two Federal Health Programs
Optum’s federal government health services business has renewed two of its federal health contracts with a total value of $58.7 million…

July 24, 2018WPIXRetired NYPD cop who shared his 9/11-illness struggle on social media remembered as ESU Strong
When 60-year-old Paul Johnson, a retired NYPD Emergency Service Unit officer, died over the weekend from 9/11-related pulmonary fibrosis…

July 24, 2018NEWS12White Plains firefighter, 9/11 first responder dies of cancer
A White Plains firefighter who responded to the Sept. 11 terror attacks died Saturday after a battle with cancer.

July 24, 2018Rockland/Westchester Journal News9/11 losses continue: Honoring White Plains Fire Department Lt. Clark Douglass
The death of retired White Plains Fire Lt. Clark Douglass brings another 9/11 loss for our communities.

July 24, 2018September 11th Victim Compensation FundA Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya
When I stepped into the role of Special Master two years ago, I was focused on our number one priority: to process and pay claims…

July 23, 2018WECT‘I was spitting up what looked like plaster’: 9/11 first responder now in NC faces health problems
Most Americans remember horrific videos and photos from the attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.