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  • Is My Other Income Deducted From My VCF Award?

    Victim Compensation Fund

    Is My Other Income Deducted From My VCF Award?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    For the most part, no, your VCF award is not taxed and other income is not deducted from your award. VCF payouts are meant to compensate you for pain, suffering, and the expenses you’ve already laid out for your treatment, and are therefore not considered “income.” There is, however, one circumstance in which this issue […]

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  • How Long Will It Take My Claim to Be Paid?

    Victim Compensation Fund

    How Long Will It Take My Claim to Be Paid?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    This depends. The VCF generally prioritizes claims on the basis of when they received them, meaning they try to address older claims first before moving onto newer ones. The process is sometimes expedited, however, when the victim is critically ill or destitute. If you or a loved one is suffering from a critical illness related […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    Important Financial Facts about VCF Payments

    By Michael Barasch

    Serious injuries often come along with significant financial difficulties brought on by medical bills and the reduction or total loss of income resulting from disability. Victims of WTC-related injuries are no exception. Many individuals waiting for Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) payments are simultaneously struggling with other financial and legal issues. Therefore, it is important to […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    Beware of 9/11 Early Payment Programs

    By Michael Barasch

    As many claimants continue to await payments from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, some ailing first responders and other victims are becoming increasingly desperate because they need the payments for their medical bills and living expenses. Some companies have responded to this need by offering to float advance payment of VCF benefits to victims […]

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