2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report

9/11 Lawyer Troy Rosasco to Lecture on WTC Victim Compensation Fund Claims

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Turley Hansen founding partner and 9/11 lawyer Troy Rosasco will be giving an updated 9/11 VCF lecture for Lawline  in NYC on April 10, 2017. Mr. Rosasco previously lectured  for Lawline on the original James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act of 2010.  The new lecture will focus on the James Zadroga Reauthorization Act of 2015 […]

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 NYPD, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 Volunteers, 9/11 WTC Zadroga Act New Regulations, FDNY WTC Health Program, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, WTC Victim Fund, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

Turley Hansen Obtains $2.98 Million 9/11 Fund “Group B Claim” Award – Largest “Group B” Award to Date

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The 2017 9/11 Status Report indicates that the highest 9/11 Award amount for “Group B” claims through 12/31/2016 was $2,980,984.94. Of the 2,424 “Group B” compensation determinations made, Turley Hansen can confirm that this award was made to one of our very ill and deserving 9/11 clients. (see page 13 of the 2017 VCF Status Report).

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 VCF New Claim Form, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Group B Claims, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, VCF Group B Claims, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program

What Head and Neck Cancers are Covered by the Victim Compensation Fund and the WTC Health Program?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The dust, fumes, and debris inhaled at and around Ground Zero are responsible for the development of a wide range of cancers in 9/11 survivors and responders. This includes numerous forms of head and neck cancers (including oral cavity, throat, voice box, sinuses, nasal cavity and salivary gland cancers). Many if not most such cancers are […]

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What is the Deadline for Filing a Claim Under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) can be a vital lifeline for those who have suffered losses because of a 9/11-related illness or injury. But that lifeline can be lost forever if critical filing deadlines are missed. There are multiple deadlines which apply to claims for compensation from the VCF, and knowing which deadline […]

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If I Have a 9/11-Related Cancer, Can I Continue to See My Own Doctor?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Being diagnosed with cancer is just the start of a long and often difficult treatment journey. The relationship between a cancer patient and their doctor is at the center of that journey. As such, it is understandable that many individuals suffering from a 9/11-related cancer would want to continue to see their own physician. If […]

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Posted under: Cancers Covered by the Zadroga Act

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Filing Deadlines: What You Need to Know

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

On September 15, 2016, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) extended deadlines to file claims for compensation. The new VCF deadlines substantially benefit many victims who were previously told that they had missed filing or registration deadlines.

Anyone who was previously told by any source that they missed a filing deadline should call our office today at 1-855-WTC-INFO (1-855-982-4636) to see if they can now file under the new deadlines.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Fund Deadlines, Colon Cancer, How long do I have to file a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Prostate Cancer, World Trade Center Health Program

9/11 Lung Cancer Claims and WTC Victim Compensation Fund

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Lung cancers are, unfortunately, yet another common cancer seen in claims before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Extended exposure to toxins such as asbestos and dioxins left many 9/11 first responders, clean-up workers and those who lived or worked in the area, fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

What Medical and Prescription Expenses Are Awarded by the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The losses suffered by September 11th victims take many forms – physical, emotional, psychological, and financial. The amounts awarded by the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) attempt to address these different kinds of losses. Awards can include compensation for “non-economic” losses such as pain and suffering as well as amounts for tangible “economic” losses. These […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation