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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    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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    Important Deadlines for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    *** UPDATE: Since the date of this blog post, the deadline for filing a claim with the Victim Compensation Fund has been extended until December 18, 2020. *** As of January 2011, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 reopened the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which had closed in June 2004. […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    What Were the Toxic Substances in the 9/11 World Trade Center Dust?

    By Michael Barasch

    If there is a single image of what happened on September 11, 2001 in New York City, it is the still-standing World Trade Center (WTC) towers burning with a trail of smoke pouring out of what had to be unimaginable horror inside. But a full dozen years after the towers fell, the dust cloud from […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    Lung Injuries Resulting from the 9/11 Attacks

    By Michael Barasch

    In the moments, days, weeks and months following the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) in 2001, clouds of dust enveloped Lower Manhattan. As the debris was cleared from the site, that same dust found its way to the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island. Thousands of first responders inhaled this dust, […]

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    The Cancers Left Out in the Cold

    By Michael Barasch

    Now that prostate cancer has been added to the list of illnesses covered by the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, those afflicted with cancers not yet recognized as 9/11-related may feel a renewed hope that their form of cancer may follow suit. Unfortunately, for some forms of cancer, even if that recognition comes, it […]

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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.

  • Zadroga Act9/11 Injuries

    9/11 Volunteers Eligible for Medical Treatment Benefits

    By Michael Barasch

    In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, it has become a well-known fact that first-responders and other workers at the cleanup of the fallen World Trade Center towers were exposed to dangerous toxins in the debris and dust. Many were affected in the days and months following 9/11. However, many more have and are likely […]

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