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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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    Determining if You Qualify for 9/11 Funds or Healthcare

    By Michael Barasch

    Many people who lived, worked, or attended school in the vicinity of the World Trade Center in the year following the attacks of September 11th knew, back in 2001 or 2002, that the dust, fumes, smoke and stress had affected their health negatively. New asthma diagnoses spiked as did other types of lung and respiratory […]

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    September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Updates — Calculating Compensation Amounts

    By Michael Barasch

    As of October 2012, approximately 14,000 potential claimants have registered through the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund’s website. Of those, fewer than 700 claimants submitted eligibility forms, many of which lacked essential information when submitted. A small number of individuals have been informed of their eligibility for compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), […]

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  • Zadroga ActWTC VictimsVictim Compensation Fund

    V.C.F. on Hold until Feds Add Cancer to Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    From Downtown Express August 22, 2012 | Filed under: News | Posted by: aline BY ALINE REYNOLDS |  44- year-old Glen Klein is one of scores of injured Sept. 11 first responders who are anxiously awaiting compensation from the government for economic losses tied to their physical ailments. Klein, who has three children, was forced into premature retirement from […]

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