Senator says progress being made with 9/11 related worker claims

 

State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District), the Senate sponsor of “Jimmy Nolan’s Law”, which allowed 9/11 workers a one year extension to file injury claims, announced today that she was encouraged that New York City is finally taking steps to resolve the claims of thousands of workers who have sustained long term health problems as a result of their work at the World Trade Center site. Stewart-Cousins also commends federal judge Alvin Hellerstein for holding hearings so that injured workers and their families can weigh in on whether or not the City’s proposed settlement is fair and appropriate...


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Empire State News (March 15, 2010)