Press Statements

Update on tax relief for some disabled 9/11 Responders, Survivors and the families of those who have died from their 9/11 injuries
Press Release | August 8, 2014
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
News 12 Long Island | July 28, 2014
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
Press Release | July 3, 2014
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
Newsday | April 20, 2014
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
Press Release | April 11, 2014
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