The Zadroga Act is meant for people suffering from injuries as a result of the September 11th terrorist attack. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (H.R. 847), called the Zadroga Act, was signed into law by President Obama in January 2011.
The purpose of the Zadroga Act is to provide compensation and medical treatment for 9/11 health related conditions. The new law is for people that sustained serious injuries as a result of the fateful day. Unfortunately, the funds are capped at a specific amount, per the legislation, therefore, injured victims should act quickly.
If you assisted in the cleanup efforts or the Ground Zero rescue, you may have sustained 9/11 health related conditions. It is important to have medical records documenting your health conditions.
If you are suffering from the following health conditions that includes:
- Upper or Lower Airway Disease
- Acid Reflux Disease
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Obstructive Lung Defect
- Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS
- Occupational asthma (WTC Cough)
- Or Cancer such as Mesothelioma
You may be entitled to receive compensation under the Zadroga Act.
This list is not conclusive of all medical conditions that are covered under the Zadroga Act. If your health condition is not listed here, and you suffered injuries as a result of 9/11 rescue or clean up efforts, you should contact an experienced Zadroga Act Lawyer.
Emergency service workers, Volunteers, Firefighters, Police officers, Construction workers, Clean up Crews, Federal and City Employees who suffer from 9/11 related health conditions, should speak with an experienced Zadroga Act Lawyer to help provide information on compensation for medical treatment. These valiant and brave individuals are entitled to this compensation for their heroic efforts.
The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) is reopened due to the Zadroga Act and will help people get the medical treatment and compensation they deserve for their injuries. There are funds available for victims under the Zadroga act, therefore, it is important for injured persons to get their claims in as soon as possible. Claims for the September 11the Victim Compensation Fund are expected to be processed October 1, 2011.
Contact the Zadroga Act Lawyers at LaBovick Law Group today by calling 1-888-777-3884, to discuss your benefits or claims under the Zadroga Act.