Our 9/11 VCF TeamWe know how important experienced legal representation is in this process. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo PC has been representing 9/11 World Trade Center first responders and rescue and recovery workers from the very beginning.
Nicholas Papain, one of the most prominent and successful personal injury trial lawyers in New York, was Sullivan Papain’s managing member from 1999 until 2018. He has been a member of the firm since 1985.
As general counsel to the Uniformed Firefighters Association, Michael Block provides daily legal representation for New York City’s 8,000-member firefighters labor union.
- New York, 2013
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2015
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2015
- New York, 2002
- Supreme Court of New York, 2002
- U.S. Federal Courts, 2003
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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Recent Blog Posts
Recent FDNY Pension Board Decision Could Aid Firefighters Retired Under The WTC Bill For Psychological Injuries
As a result of a recent decision issued by the New York City Fire Department Pension Board, some firefighters, who were previously ineligible to receive a disability-related award from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), may now be able to do so. The Fire...
9/11 Health Bill Sponsors, Jon Stewart, Advocates Call on Mulvaney to Leave World Trade Center Health Program Alone WASHINGTON, DC – 9/11 Health Program beneficiaries and advocates came together at the Capitol today to demand that Office of Management and Budget...
In our last post, we discussed what to do if a September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) claimant died of causes unrelated to an eligible 9/11-related condition after filing a personal injury claim. This post addresses deaths related to an eligible 9/11 condition....
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