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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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Ailing cop joins $1B WTC suit

Sep 14, 2014 @ 08:41 PM — by David Worby

NYPD Detective John Walcott, a cleanup worker at Ground Zero and the Fresh Kills landfill, isn t sure whom to blame for his leukemia. All he knows is that his life will never be the same. I had a lot of exposure there. I went through extensive chemotherapy for over a year, said Walcott, one of more than 800 people who filed a class-action lawsuit against the leaseholder of the World Trade Center and others involved in the cleanup. I was pretty much told I had a week to live. Almost died three or four times, Walcott said yesterday at a news conference announcing the lawsuit. I live my life by the hour I live on medicine. A normal person, if you re temperature hits 102, [you have] a fever. If I hit 99, I m back in the hospital. Walcott also has sued the city, alleging it failed to protect him from toxic fumes at Ground Zero and from 9/11 debris at Fresh Kills landfill. The tragic reality is that so many of the brave heroes who worked so tirelessly and unselfishly are

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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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Did 9/11 Make Us Sick?

Oct 3, 2004 @ 04:46 PM — by David Worby

Originally posted in New York Magazine.

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