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Congress Creates HUGE Fund To Compensate Ground Zero Workers

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

By, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department says a $2.78 billion compensation fund for ground zero workers and others experiencing long...

Senate Republicans Spread Ground Zero Gloom

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York bashing is back. The GOP scuttling of the 9/11 health bill suggests it makes sense to sue to get your due. Not the message the trial-lawyer-averse Republicans might have wanted to send, but they sent it.

Needed: A GOP Ground Zero Hero

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The 9/11 health bill faces a vote in the Senate. Democratic backers are one Republican vote short of passage.

House Passes 9/11 Workers Health Bill

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A bill to give up to $7.4 billion to workers sickened during the cleanup of World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 attacks pass...

Mark Kirk Could Help Lock Down 9/11 Health Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A bill that would give up to $7.4 billion to workers who were sickened while cleaning up the World Trade Center following the September 11, 2001 attac...

9/11 Workers' Health Dilemma: Take $713 Million Settlement Or Hope For Federal Bill

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers suing New York City over their exposure to clouds of pulverized glass and cement at the...

New 9/11 Health Settlement "Good Deal": $712 Million

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge who held up an effort to settle thousands of lawsuits filed by 9/11 responders exposed to World Trade Center dust dro...

Judge's Ruling In 9/11 Health Case Raises Questions

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge pushed the limits of his legal authority when he rejected a settlement that would have paid at least $575 million to ...

9/11 Health Trial Settlement To Be Renegotiated For Ground Zero Workers

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Manhattan judge Friday ordered the city and lawyers for ailing Ground Zero heroes to renegotiate a settlement that would pay the stricken workers at...

9/11 Settlement: Judge Wants To Hear From Ground Zero Workers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday rejected a legal settlement that would have given at least $575 million to people sickened by ash and dust ...

Plaintiffs In 9/11 Health Trials Range From Bogus To Heartbreaking

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As the first cases in a massive battle over illnesses linked to 9/11 near trial, an Associated Press investigation has found that sev...

9/11 First Responders Dissed By Capitol Hill GOP

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First responders from 9/11 can accept if Republicans don't vote for a bill to help ailing Ground Zero workers, but they say rudeness is another matter...