Continued battle for 9/11 First Responders benefits

By |2018-01-03T15:38:14+00:00December 19th, 2017|Justice System, Media|

Recently, the civil service publication The Chief Leader published several articles discussing the state of 9/11-related disability claims being processed at NYCERS. Statistically, WTC Disability claims are on the chopping block. More are being denied than approved, and the ones that are usually denied take years to be evaluated. Other issues at hand are transparency during [...]

Struggles & formalities for 9/11 Responders

By |2016-11-22T21:01:25+00:00September 15th, 2016|Media, Workers Compensation|

"Far too many people are being denied when they're truly sick or injured," said Sean Riordan, an attorney specializing in New York State and New York City disability law. "The biggest problem is most of these municipal employees have already been found disabled by their employers … Most of these people are going to end [...]

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