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How Much Do You Know About Your Daughter’s Boyfriend?

Sep 30, 2019 @ 02:21 PM — by David Worby

Dating violence is surprisingly common. But for parents, saving an infatuated girl from an abusive guy is a challenging, even dangerous proposition. (Excerpts) Dating violence used to be overlooked or else confused with typical adolescent dramatics. Now there seems to be a rising tide of awareness. Last year, a 17-year-old young man in Tuckahoe, New York, strangled and nearly killed his girlfriend, before killing himself. The girl s mother, Yvette Maldonado, then filed a landmark lawsuit, charging the high school the teens attended with negligence and accusing the principal of inaction in the face of clear warning signs. But even with more legal and media attention, the challenge for parents and other authorities remains the same helping the girl to see her situation clearly so she actually wants to leave. Though Yvette Maldonado and her husband have been advised not to speak to the press, Yvette shared her thoughts through her attorney, David Worby. She thinks about th

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Deaths from 9/11 diseases will soon outnumber those...

Sep 9, 2018 @ 04:27 PM — by David Worby

Deaths from 9/11 diseases will soon outnumber those lost on that fateful day Seventeen years out from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, nearly 10,000 first responders and others who were in the World Trade Center area have been diagnosed with cancer. More than 2,000 deaths have been attributed to 9/11 illnesses. It will get worse. By the end of 2018, many expect that more people will have died from their toxic exposure from 9/11 than were killed on that terrible Tuesday. We re nervous, said Dr. Michael Crane, medical director of the World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai. Robert Reeg of Stony Point knows the feeling. The retired FDNY firefighter was seriously injured in the South Tower collapse. In the last 17 years, he's seen fellow first responders who survived the attacks fall victim to the illnesses caused by the contaminants that were spewed all over. You lose track, there's so many of them, the 66-year-ol

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New 12 Westchester

Sep 11, 2017 @ 04:20 PM — by David Worby

White Plains lawyer, David Worby News12 Westchester Forgotten Heroes of 9/11 Worby filed the largest mass tort that New York City had ever seen

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WB11 News

Aug 12, 2014 @ 04:17 PM — by David Worby

WB News at Ten

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Fox News

Aug 12, 2014 @ 04:13 PM — by David Worby

David Worby with Sister Cindy, Fox5 News

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CBS News

Aug 12, 2014 @ 04:09 PM — by David Worby

WCBS 2 New York 9/11 Rescue Workers' Cancer

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ABC News

Aug 12, 2014 @ 04:05 PM — by David Worby

Eyewitness News 9/11 Rescue Workers Health Issues

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Live at Five | David Worby with Sister Cindy Mahoney

Mar 29, 2014 @ 09:27 PM — by David Worby

Attorney David Worby said Mahoney, who was suffering from interstitial lung disease, hoped her story would help prove the connection between exposure to dust at the World Trade Center site and fatal illness.

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60 Minutes

Mar 29, 2014 @ 09:19 PM — by David Worby

The Dust At Ground Zero 60 Minutes Feature 

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NY Judge: 9/11 Workers Could Get Extra $47.5M

Oct 15, 2010 @ 02:27 PM — by David Worby

Thousands of workers who cleared mountains of potentially toxic rubble from the World Trade Center site after 9/11 have been offered a collective $47.5 million to drop lawsuits they filed against the government authority that owned the towers.

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