Nearly 12 years after her sister's death, Claire Gorayeb is close to adopting her niece.
Fifteen first responders were awarded long-awaited 9/11 health fund payments, officials announced.
The federal government announced Monday that the Zadroga Act will cover dozens of cancers.
The Zadroga Act will compensate 9/11 responders who are suffering from cancer, federal officials said.
The federal government will soon announce if the Zadroga Act will cover cancers.
Columbia and Benjamin Cardozo law schools are hosting free clinics to help navigate 9/11 compensation .
An advisory panel believes there is a clear connection between cancer and 9/11 toxins.
Dozens of sick first responders who hoped to testify about cancer and 9/11 health were turned away.
Comments can be submitted by fax, email, phone or letter through Jan. 18, 2012.
Sick 9/11 first responders must make a difficult decision whether to drop their lawsuits by Jan. 2, 2012.
The federal government released new information about the $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund on Oct. 3, 2011.
Residents as far north as Canal Street can apply for the $2.8 billion fund. The boundary had previously been Reade Street.
Several meetings were set up to field questions from those who may benefit from the Zadroga Act.
Sheila Birnbaum took questions from 9/11 recovery workers and residents at a town hall meeting.
A new federal proposal sets the boundary of those eligible for funds for those sickened by 9/11 to Reade Street.
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