Dust Be Their Destiny: Growing Signs WTC Residue Caused Nerve Damage
Chief Leader – January 26, 2016
Sarah Dorsey interviews neurologists and 9/11-related neuropathy sufferers. Neuropathy is an incurable disease that over time can damage nerves, causing pain and numbness simultaneously. Neurologists from the Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY have discovered that people exposed to 9/11 World Trade Center dust are up to 15 times more likely to have neuropathy than people without exposure. To date, neuropathy is not covered by the Zadroga Act.
The Chief-Leader/Ellen Moynihan ZADROGA RENEWED, BUT SOME STILL WAITING: Union officials like Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick J. Lynch celebrated recently after Congress finally renewed the Zadroga Act, which provides free medical care and compensation to those injured on Sept. 11 or sickened by the toxic dust. But some union members and retirees, including retired Police Officer John Coughlin, are still fighting for their particular illnesses, like neuropathy, to be included in the Federal program.
Original article can be found at The Chief Leader.
Mare J. Bern & Partners and its experienced legal team are currently reviewing potential lawsuits for individuals that were exposed to 9/11 WTC dust and who are suffering from neurothapy. Founding Partner Marc Bern, one of the nation’s most respected Mass Tort Lawyers, serves as lead attorney. Together with Managing Partner Edward L.C. Marcowitz, who has an unmatched reputation for his work with New York’s Bravest, they are seeking justice on behalf of those individuals affected by the devastating dust exposure.