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  • New Law Extends 9/11 Claim Filing Deadline Through 2090

    Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    New Law Extends 9/11 Claim Filing Deadline Through 2090

    By Michael Barasch

    Officially known as “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Compensation Fund Act,” a widely hailed new law has provided a measure of relief to current and future victims of 9/11-related conditions. Under the old rule, all Victim Compensation Fund claims had to be filed […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    Victim Compensation Fund Eligibility Claims Top 50,000

    By Michael Barasch

    As hundreds of new claims pour into the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund each month, the total number of people seeking eligibility now exceeds 50,000. Approximately half of these applicants have had their claims approved. The July 29, 2019 signing of the Never Forget the Heroes Act  permanently authorized the VCF and brought new attention to […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Changed Its Registration Deadline – What Does This Mean for You?

    By James Steiner

    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has recently changed its rules regarding the deadline to register for compensation. Historically, a person who was diagnosed with cancer had a strict 2 year window to register with the VCF, which began on the date that they were first diagnosed. If a person registered after this 2 year window […]

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  • Victim Compensation FundWTC Health Program

    BREAKING NEWS: Victim Compensation Fund Changes the Eligibility Requirements for WTC-Related Cancers

    By Michael Barasch

    First Responders, Local residents, office workers and students with cancer may now be able to assert claims Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice made an extremely important change to the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). As a result, many cancer victims who missed the deadline to register for compensation can now do so. Until last […]

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  • Victim Compensation FundZadroga Act

    Reauthorized Zadroga Act Changes Deadline and Eligible Conditions

    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. *** When Congress passed the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Reauthorization Act on December 18, 2015, it made certain changes to the substance of the law. […]

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