9/11 Victim Blog

Monthly Archives: April 2018

9/11 Suits Against Saudi Arabia

April 25, 2018

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Victim Compensation

For tens of thousands of victims, survivors, and families who have suffered incomprehensible losses as a result of the September 11th attacks, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) have provided critical compensation and care to help them rebuild their lives. As essential and effective as these two programs have been, one thing that they cannot provide is justice and accountability for those responsible for the tragic events of that horrible day. Since shortly after the attacks, it has been a widely held belief that Saudi Arabia and individual Saudis provided money, planning,… READ ARTICLE

WTC First Responders and Recovery Workers Need to Act NOW to Preserve Their Right to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

April 11, 2018

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Victim Compensation

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) was established to provide compensation and resources to those who have suffered as a result of the September 11th attacks. But for New York first responders, rescue workers, and recovery workers, the VCF is not the only potential source of compensation for 9/11-related illnesses. The conditions caused by 9/11 exposure can and do impede victims’ ability to work and support their families. As with other injuries or illnesses which keep people off the job, 9/11-related conditions can be the basis of claims for workers’ compensation benefits. But many New Yorkers were having trouble getting… READ ARTICLE