Category Archives: Health Issues

Four more cancers added to list covered under Zadroga Act

By Ridgely Ochs New York Newsday Four more cancers were formally, and finally, added to the list of those covered under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Monday. On Feb. 18 the administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program, Dr. John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

Zadroga law 9/11 claims process too complex, advocates say

By Ridgely Ochs New York Newsday 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. And although the pace of claims awarded has picked up, a report released last week by Special Master Sheila […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

Wall Street traders want 9/11 money

By Susan Edelman New York Post A wave of Wall Street stock­brokers and traders are coming down with cancers blamed on the toxic dust and smoke of 9/11. They’re joining ill Ground Zero first-responders in seeking payments from the $2.7 billion federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Of 622 cancer claims approved so far, the […]

Posted in Health Issues | Comments closed