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Napoli Bern Law Firm Active in Major
Lawsuit on Behalf of Ground Zero Cleanup Workers Suffering From “WTC Toxic
PRLEAP Release, April 28, 2005
The Napoli Bern (formerly Napoli, Kaiser & Bern) law firm is currently active in
filing complaints against property owners and others on behalf of over 800
plaintiffs in the first major class lawsuit on behalf of cleanup workers at
Ground Zero of the World Trade Center. It is expected that thousands more will
join the lawsuit with over one billion dollars being sought for victim medical
The lawsuit is being filed against owners, managers, controllers and leasors of
the World Trade Center complex. The cleanup workers have been affected by the
high levels of lethal toxins which were present at Ground Zero following the
events on September 11, 2001. These afflictions which are known as “WTC Toxic
Diseases” could also affect many of the people who live and work around the area
of the cleanup.
Napoli Bern, LLC along with the law firm of Worby, Groner, Edelman are involved
with thousands of individual lawsuits, notices of claims and other filings.
These lawsuits are being filed against many governmental bodies including New
York City, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, The Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) and The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
on behalf of their individual clients.
Napoli Bern is currently handling hundreds of new inquiries. These inquiries
include individuals and groups representing thousands of potential plaintiffs.
The total number of people affected by “WTC Toxic Diseases” could be over
The Napoli Bern and Worby, Groner, Edelman law firms will undertake initiatives
with governmental legislators to create and fund medical testing programs for
the victims. Consultants from related medical and toxicological areas are
creating protocol for the testing procedures. The long term cost of the medical
testing is estimated to be in excess of one billion dollars.
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