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9/11 Workers Refute City's Allegation of Discovery Abuse and Malingering

9/11 Workers Refute City's Allegation of Discovery Abuse and Malingering
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NEW YORK, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing more than ten
thousand ground zero workers including Police, Firefighters and other
rescue, recovery and debris clean-up personnel who became ill after working
in the "toxic soup" at the World Trade Center site following the collapse
of the World Trade Center Towers One and Two on 9/11 have informed the
federal judge responsible for the litigation of those cases that the great
majority of their clients are getting sicker as time goes by.

According to an in-depth analysis of the medical records reviewed thus
far by the Plaintiffs' attorneys, the ground zero workers suffer from
numerous ailments. A typical rescue and recovery worker, on average,
suffers from three different diseases. The analysis demonstrates that 38.8%
of the workers suffer from asthma; 67% and 57.21% have upper and/or lower
respiratory ailments, respectively; 19.88% suffer from sleep apnea; 45.89%