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    We Remember Bobby Beddia and Joseph Graffagnino Who Died in the Deutsche Bank Fire 10 Years Ago Today

    By Michael Barasch

    Today, August 18, 2017, marks the 10th Anniversary of the Deutsche Bank fire that tragically took the lives of our client, firefighter Bobby Beddia and also firefighter Joseph Graffagnino. We take this time to remember both heroes, along with the hundred other members of the FDNY who were injured in this blaze that started when […]

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    Firm Attended UFA Delegate Seminar Program

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Michael Barasch and firm partners Barry Salzman, Ed Marcowitz and Bruce Kaye  attended this week’s UFA Delegate Seminar Program. Michael met with with IAFF President Harold Schaitberger (see photo) and IAFF VP Pete Gorman about their joint efforts to extend the Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund.  Schaitberger and Gorman recently joined Barasch and his client Joe […]

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    Protect your home from a fire

    By Dominique A. Penson

    One of the unique areas of our practice is representing New York City firefighters injured in the line of duty.  In the course of investigating hundreds of such cases, we have found that most fires start in very predictable ways, and are usually entirely preventable.  We want to share with you some of the recurring […]

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