Category Archive: World Trade Center

Arguably the greatest tragedy in U.S. history, September 11, 2001 will forever resonate in the memories of Americans. Unfortunately, the damages caused on that fatal day have not yet passed; hundreds of victims have been sickened by exposure to dust, dirt, ash, and other hazardous materials, leading to cancer. If you have been diagnosed with any of the more than 70 cancers associated with exposure to toxic dust at the World Trade Center site, you may be eligible for compensation. The attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC can help you to register for the Victim Compensation Fund and recover the damages that you deserve. To learn more about your right to benefits as a World Trade Center victim, call us today for an initial consultation.

9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

9/11 Memorial Glade Opens in May 2019

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The much-anticipated 9/11 Memorial Glade will be opening this spring, seventeen years to the day after the Ground Zero recovery mission officially ended. Michael Arad, who designed part of the original 9/11 Memorial, has also designed the Glade. The Glade is primarily dedicated to 9/11 survivors and those who are sick or have died from…Read the article
Your Rights and Duties for Filing a WTC VCF Claim

Your Rights and Duties for Filing a WTC VCF Claim

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“There is only one September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”), which is funded by the federal government and administered through the U.S. Department of Justice. The VCF was created to provide compensation for any individual (or a personal representative of a deceased individual) who suffered physical harm or was killed as a result of the…Read the article
The Connection Between the WTC Attacks and a GERD Diagnosis

The Connection Between the WTC Attacks and a GERD Diagnosis

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a long-term condition where acid from the stomach comes up into the esophagus. Many people occasionally experience gastroesophageal reflux (GER). In most cases, the normal heart burn and indigestion people feel is short lived and flares up only in certain stressful situations or after eating certain trigger foods. However, if…Read the article
Nationwide 9/11 Anniversary Commemorations To Attend

Nationwide 9/11 Anniversary Commemorations To Attend

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With the 17th anniversary of the attacks on 9/11 tomorrow, there will be numerous commemorative ceremonies honoring the victims and those brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while saving others. Along with the many memorial events in New York City, there will be ceremonies taking place across the country. If you live…Read the article
3 More Ways To Remember 9/11 In New York City

3 More Ways To Remember 9/11 In New York City

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This article is a continuation of 5 Ways to Remember 9/11 in New York City  The month of September 2018 will be full of observances, solemn ceremonies, and anniversary events throughout New York City commemorating the 17th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001. For New Yorkers and those visiting our city in the…Read the article
5 Ways To Remember 9/11 In New York City

5 Ways To Remember 9/11 In New York City

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With the 17th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11 approaching, many people living in and visiting New York City will want to attend memorial ceremonies, tributes, exhibitions, public memorials, and events taking place around the city. If you live in the city or will be visiting in the weeks and days leading…Read the article
Increased Airport Security Screening Since 9/11

Increased Airport Security Screening Since 9/11

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“TSA incorporates unpredictable security measures, both seen and unseen, to accomplish our transportation security mission. Security measures begin long before you arrive at the airport. TSA works closely with the intelligence and law enforcement communities to share information. Additional security measures are in place from the time you get to the airport until you get…Read the article
Five Quick Facts About the Zadroga Act

Five Quick Facts About the Zadroga Act

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After the Twin Towers suddenly collapsed on September 11, many ordinary New Yorkers suddenly became victims. Many people suffered trauma injuries. The attacks killed thousands and wounded many, many others. Others fell victim to the toxic dust which blanketed much of Lower Manhattan on that day. Already, more than 80,000 people have received benefits under…Read the article
THE 9/11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM

THE 9/11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM

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The tragic events of the terrorist attack in New York City on September 11th, 2001 left a deep scar on the American psyche. With time, this scar has begun to heal, aided through the efforts of those who established the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. The memorial and museum was created by a group of dedicated…Read the article
Paul Napoli and the Zadroga Act

Paul Napoli and the Zadroga Act

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The terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001 left the nation reeling. While citizens across the United States processed just what had happened, a select group of brave rescue workers and disaster response personnel immediately set to work to save those still in the ruined buildings. While these courageous first responders…Read the article