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    Second Annual Victim Compensation Fund Released: Future Focus

    By Michael Barasch

    When the office of the Special Master of the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) for those injured in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States issued its second annual report, it released information on its activities, the state of claims and its aims for the future. If you have a claim in the system, the […]

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    Second Annual Victim Compensation Fund Released: Statistics

    By Michael Barasch

    The second annual Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) report discusses outreach efforts made by the office of the Special Master and also provides revealing information on injury and claim statistics.  The report on the status and aims of the VCF details information about the structure intended to provide relief for victims of the September 2001 terrorist […]

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    Second Annual Victim Compensation Fund Released: Key Points

    By Michael Barasch

    In November, the Special Master for the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) released a second annual report concerning activities undertaken in the last year to pursue the mandate of the VCF.  From 2011 through 2012, the actions of the Special Master focused on restarting the VCF after President Obama signed the James Zadroga 9/11 […]

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    What is the WTC Health Program?

    By Michael Barasch

    The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 has provided compensation to many 9/11 victims and their families, but the act has broader implications. The World Trade Center Health Program is another important aspect of the law, and it has even wider coverage than the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. In fact, even […]

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    What Types of Illnesses Does the VCF Cover?

    By Michael Barasch

    The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is designed to provide compensation to those who suffered injuries or illnesses as a result of the 9/11 terror attacks. But not all injuries are compensable. In fact, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 provides a detailed list of conditions that qualify for VCF compensation. […]

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  • Were You There?

    If you were in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the 8 months that followed, you may be eligible for compensation through the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Call us at 888-351-9421 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

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    9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Statistics

    By Michael Barasch

    As part of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund program, Sheila Bimbaum, the special master appointed to administer the fund, releases an annual report of fund activities and statistics. The most recent report was released in November 2013. It provided claims and processing statistics, a breakdown of VCF staffing and procedures and a description of […]

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