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/ :
June 17, 2015 — NBC New York — Deputy Marshal Dies of Cancer Linked to World Trade Center
A deputy U.S. marshal has died of cancer linked to the 2001 World Trade Center response.
June 14, 2015 — New York Post — 9/11 law firm accused of price-gouging sick Ground Zero workers
A 9/11 law firm tried to take $866,414 in what a judge found “unreasonable” and improper expenses from money meant for sick Ground Zero responders, records show.
June 11, 2015 — New York Post — Sick Ground Zero workers awarded $53 million
More than 80 unionized cleanup workers who got sick from toxic dust they inhaled as they worked near Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 have won a $53.8 million settlement, according to court papers made public Wednesday.
June 10, 2015 — Toronto Sun — Judge awards $53.8m settlements in World Trade Center cleanup
A federal judge has approved $53.8 million in settlements for 82 unionized cleanup workers who claimed they were made ill by exposure to toxic dust near the World Trade Center site, court papers showed
June 10, 2015 — Business Insurance — Judge OKs settlements in World Trade Center cleanup
A federal judge has approved $53.8 million in settlements for 82 unionized cleanup workers who claimed they were made ill by exposure to toxic dust near the World Trade Center site, court papers showed.
June 8, 2015 — Federal Register — World Trade Center Health Program; Petition 007-Autoimmune Diseases; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
On April 6, 2015, the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition (Petition 007) to add certain autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissues diseases, to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions (List).
June 5, 2015 — The Hill — New regs for Monday: 9/11 health coverage, medical devices, accounting standards
Monday’s edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for 9/11 health coverage and accounting standards, and loosens the requirements for certain medical devices.
May 11, 2015 — NJ.com — Could Ground Zero dust threaten the health of Wall Street workers years later?
Dave Innocenti was one of those guys in the color-coded smocks working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, shouting and waving as he executed multi-million-dollar deals.
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