1. What is the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) and the Elective Option (EO)?The Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) is a legal framework that allows individuals with certain injuries resulting from exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune to seek compensation. The Elective Option (EO) is a voluntary process within CLJA for claimants to resolve their claims more quickly and efficiently compared to litigation.2. Who is eligible for the Elective Option (EO)?Claimants with Qualifying Injuries who [...]
Our Firm has recently joined the Kind Souls Foundation as a corporate sponsor. Kind Souls Foundation is a nonprofit warm line service for individuals and their family members experiencing work displacement due to injury, disability, or a healthcare event. The mission of the foundation is to provide thorough emotional support to those navigating the unexpected realities of work displacement, with groups of volunteers who offer compassionate listening and valuable information to local [...]
As the Firm continues to successfully fight for individuals with disabilities and their families, we know how important it is to have the right leadership within the Firm to make that happen. As we enter year 2023, the Firm is pleased to announce that attorney Nicholas A. Fusco is now a partner of the Firm. Please congratulate Nick on this tremendous accomplishment.
For nearly two decades, the TSFFM has provided academic scholarships for the children of workers who were permanently disabled or died as the result of occupational injuries and illnesses.To be eligible for a TSFFM scholarship you must be nominated by a school official and meet the following criteria:Is a resident of New York State enrolled in an accredited program in higher education at a New York State public or private institution;Is in good academic standing;Demonstrates financial need; [...]
The PACT Act and your VA benefitsThe PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve.This page (https://www.va.gov/resources/the-pact-act-and-your-va-benefits/?utm_source=Feature&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=VetResources&utm_id=10AUG2022) will help answer your [...]