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Lawyers ‘overbilled’ for 9/11 settlements of sick workers
In a greedy grab for blood money, a law firm representing sick and dying Ground Zero workers overbilled its legal partner by $36 million in expenses, newly released court papers allege. The shocking charges call into question the estimated $50 million in additional legal expenses billed to 10,000 firefighters, police officers, construction workers and others who [...]

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Thu
Annual FealGood Foundation Genevieve DeSarlo Memorial Scholarship Application
Purpose: The Genevieve DeSarlo Annual Memorial Scholarship is a partnership between The FealGood Foundation and retired NYPD Captain and fellow 9/11 first responder Patrick DeSarlo, his wife Noreen and their 4 children. Its aim is to provide scholarships to college bound children of severely sick, disabled or deceased uniformed or civilian 9/11 first responders, workers [...]

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Wed
A slap in the face: Brodheadsville 9/11 first responder fights health problems, bureaucracy
One federal program says retired New York City Police Detective Frazier Prince has serious breathing problems caused by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the twin towers and qualifies for possible compensation. Another federal agency — thus far — has rejected the Brodheadsville resident’s compensation claims. Read More : http://www.poconorecord.com/article/20141004/NEWS/141009817/101010/NEWS#sthash.81iYA4Rd.dpuf

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Thu
3 FDNY firefighters die from 9/11-related illnesses on same day
NEW YORK (PIX11) — Three firefighters have died within hours of each other — all from illnesses related to their service during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. irefighters Robert Leaver, Daniel Heglund, and Lt. Howard Bischoff died on Monday. All three men were working at Ground Zero after the tragedy in recovery efforts. The FDNY reports [...]

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Thu
3 Retired Firefighters Die Of 9/11-Related Illnesses In One Day
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week from illnesses they contracted in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Howard Bischoff, and Firefighter Robert Leaver all died Monday as a result of illnesses they [...]