9/11 Victim Compensation

Can I Still See My Own Doctor If I Enroll in the World Trade Center Health Program?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The doctor-patient relationship is a very personal one, especially if you have been diagnosed with cancer or another serious illness. Many first responders, recovery workers, and others who have been diagnosed with 9/11-related illnesses first find out about their condition through their own doctor. Many of those people, if given the choice, would prefer to […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation

Can I Amend My VCF Claim to Add a New Condition If I’ve Already Received an Award?

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Not all 9/11-related illnesses and medical conditions make themselves known at the same time. Years can go by between the diagnosis of one condition and the diagnosis of a separate 9/11 illness or cancer. Additionally, new conditions continue to be certified as 9/11-related and thus eligible for treatment through the World Trade Center Health Program […]

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Posted under: The Victims' Compensation Fund

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Issues Status Report Outlining Progress Made Since Zadroga Act Reauthorization

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

By law, the Special Master who administers the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) must issue an annual status report outlining the fund’s activities for the previous year. The reports identify progress and any shortcomings in processing claims and awarding compensation to thousands of first-responders, recovery workers and other individuals who have suffered from cancer and […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

Trump Administration Plans for WTC Health Program Draw Strong Bipartisan Condemnation

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 was reauthorized in 2015. This was no small accomplishment. It took the commitment of thousands of individuals who were advocates for victims, first responders, and recovery workers effected by the September 11th attacks. The 9/11 victim compensation attorneys at Turley, Hansen & Partner actively and […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation