NY Workers’ Compensation Post   9/11 Latent Injury/Illness Part-2

The Law Offices of Joseph A. Romano, P.C. on Friday, June 22, 2018.

Ground Zero Fires Burned 100 Days creating a toxic cloud of smoke.

Were You in Lower Manhattan during the post 9/11 aftermath?


     Were You in Lower Manhattan Post 9/11?


                                                          Did You Inhale?



                                                    Photo taken on September 15, 2001. AP Photo/Dan Loh

 In the wake following September 11, 2001, grief, shock and outrage hung heavy in the air over Lower Manhattan. Unfortunately that was not all that was making it hard to breathe.


                                                Press Play for Music:

Sympathy For The Devil — written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards


 For those who stayed behind. This important message is for you.

A Deadline is looming that restricts your future rights to file a 9/11 Latent Injury/illness.

      NYC Survivor*  NYC Responder* NYC Participant*    

Were you present for any reason in Lower Manhattan following 9/11?

To protect your right to file a Post 9/11 Latent Injury/Illness, any time in the future.

 You must register your presence before the 2018 September deadline!

 Smoldering ash, and wildfires at Ground Zero continued to ignite for 99 days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Respirable chemicals infiltrated the air ducts of residential and commercial buildings in the surrounding area, contaminating the air inside as well in the streets below.

Many were adversely affected health wise, some worse than others. Many still are unaware that a special Post 9/11 Latent Illness/Injury fund has been created for all those who remained nearby during the following year.

New York State Workers Compensation System may pay you according to your 9/11 latent injury/illness severity, even if you were not on the job, just present in the neighborhood.

Allow us to assist you today.

*Reminder: Statute of Limitations for Registration runs out soon.

Act fast to get started or miss out. Here is what you need to do:

Gather information. If you were nearby to Ground Zero during the year following the attacks you must be able to prove it. If you were volunteering or getting paid to work in the area, get documentation. If you lived nearby, or attended school, obtain valid documents to affirm your physical presence.

With this information successfully registered before September 11, 2018, you will then have until 2020 to actually file a Post 9/11 Latent Illness/Injury claim. Allow us to assist you today.


Tags: social security disability, workers' compensation, 9/11, world Trade center

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