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 Injuries Could Kill Millions

9/11 Injuries Could Kill Millions

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The current list of 9/11 injury victims, as long as it is, could only be “the tip of the iceberg,” according to New York thoracic surgeon Dr. Raja Flores. Clouds of toxic dust laced with asbestos, fibreglass, mercury, and benzene swept over the streets of Manhattan on 9/11, and winds undoubtedly carried the particles to…Read the article
Signing Up for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Signing Up for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

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If you suffered physical harm, or lost a loved one, during the 9/11 attack in New York City, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries and losses through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Consider the following important information about eligibility, how to apply, and how our victim compensation firm can help you–…Read the article
9/11 5K Run/Walk Registration Is Open – NS Team is growing!

9/11 5K Run/Walk Registration Is Open – NS Team is growing!

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We are excited that the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC team of runners and walkers continues to grow with a some healthy, competitive emails already starting to make the digital rounds. This will mark the fifth annual 9/11 5K Run/Walk and the firm is proud to have been a part of each year’s event as sponsors and…Read the article
9-11 VCF Changes Eligibility Requirements for WTC Cancers

9-11 VCF Changes Eligibility Requirements for WTC Cancers

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You may have been told in the past that you could not file a victim’s compensation fund claim for 9/11 cancer because you missed the deadline.  Due to recent changes to VCF eligibility requirements, that may no longer be the case. Until last week there was a strict two year deadline to register a 9/11…Read the article
Important World Trade Center Litigation Update

Important World Trade Center Litigation Update

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Our office has important information to convey to you. As you know our attorneys have successfully represented you in the United States District Court for your WTC injury, obtaining over $800 million in settlements for work place injuries. Now we believe we will have an additional avenue to get you even greater compensation. On Friday, President…Read the article
Paul Napoli To Be Featured Speaker at 9/11 Museum

Paul Napoli To Be Featured Speaker at 9/11 Museum

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Board Member Paul Napoli will be a speaker for the ongoing 9/11 Memorial & Museum staff seminar series focused on 9/11 health effects. This series has been designed as a professional in-service offering to deepen staff knowledge about the origins, current status, and anticipated future impacts of this serious public health matter and more broadly, to…Read the article
Sept. 11, Still As Clear As 15 Years Ago

Sept. 11, Still As Clear As 15 Years Ago

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Along with the nation and the world, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC reflects on another year having passed since the day that changed so many lives forever. Though the years pass, it remains as important as ever to come together to remember the victims. We are proud to have Paul Napoli as a Board Member of the…Read the article
Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on WTC

Deadly Chemicals in Air After Attack on WTC

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Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Immediately after the attack, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christie Whitman announced that New Yorkers need not worry about breathing in the dust-filled air. People were told that the air was safe and free of toxic chemicals. This was not true. People began to come down…Read the article
James Zadroga 9/11 Health Compensation Bill Reauthorized

James Zadroga 9/11 Health Compensation Bill Reauthorized

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The Bill includes the re-authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and extends the time for filing many claims. As a result of the reenactment, many old claims that were barred may now receive money under the Zadroga Act, and many new illnesses a person has recently developed in the last 14 years may also…Read the article
Zadroga Act Not Extended by Congress

Zadroga Act Not Extended by Congress

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What is the Zadroga Act? The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act became law in 2011. This Act created the World Trade Center Health Program, which was designed to help people pay for medical treatment of injuries received while responding to the 9/11 crisis. The World Trade Center Health Program and 9/11 Victim’s…Read the article