NY High Court Allows Benefits For NYPD 9/11 Responders

Law360, New York (December 13, 2012, 8:57 PM EST) -- New York's high court ruled Thursday that three New York City police officers could receive disability benefits after they became ill from working in the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The Court of Appeals said the New York City Police Department Pension Fund — which argued that the three officers' medical problems did not stem from their work on Ground Zero — had not provided enough evidence to overcome the presumption afforded Sept. 11 first responders under New York's World Trade...
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