Mike Barasch, managing partner of the firefighter law firm Barasch & McGarry, applauded the NYS Senate for passing a volunteer firefighter presumptive cancer coverage bill. He urged legislators in the NYS Assembly to do the same.
“Volunteer firefighters are exposed to the same toxins as professional firefighters. Not surprisingly, they are diagnosed with the same cancers. They should receive the same protection as our professionals deserve and get,” said Barasch, whose law firm represents thousands of first responders and volunteers who have been diagnosed with World Trade Center-linked cancers.
Read the full article: FASNY Applauds State Senate for Passing Volunteer Firefighter Presumptive Cancer Coverage, LongIsland.com, January 24, 2017, By Kelly Tenny