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After numerous 9/11 first responders became ill due to toxic dust exposure, the U.S.
House Speaker John Boehner is opposed to reauthorizing the Zadroga Act, which provides crucial aid to first responders and survivors who were injured as a result of 9/11.
Parker Waichman, which has been actively involved in the Actos Litigation and represents many clients, notes that the deadline to enter into an Actos claim with the firm is rapidly approaching.
The devices have been subject to several warning letters over nine years, according to the U.S.
A study published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine found that Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers who came to the rescue following the September 11th terrorist attacks
The Zadroga Act's two programs, the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), are due to expire in October 2015 and October 2016, respectively.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led an April 14, 2015 press conference emphasizing the importance of extending the Zadroga Act, which provides health care and financial compensation to responders and
The benefits of the Zadroga Act are set to expire in October 2016, unless Congress renews the Act.
The September 11th VCF has made loss determinations totaling over $1 billion.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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