'Red tape' delays money to ill 9/11 responder

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Published: Tuesday December 19, 2006
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"Red tape" is allegedly delaying money to a seriously ill Ground Zero volunteer, as FOX News' Neil Cavuto reports.

Joe Piccuro, who now suffers from chronic bronchitis among other ailments, was among the many who arrived to help at the World Trade Center on September 11. His is not the first complaint about how the workers' compensation system is not supporting Ground Zero workers who became sick after 9/11.

A court hearing determined that New York State Insurance Corporation was required to pay for the 9/11 worker's illness. Piccuro tells Cavuto that the insurance company is stalling, hoping he will die soon.