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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Releases New 2017 Statistics

May 3, 2017

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The Good News! – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has made substantial progress making decisions on the oldest claims. As of the end of 2016, almost 2,500 VCF compensation claims were awaiting a decision where the request for compensation had been made in 2015 or earlier. Since then, approximately 35% (or 875) have been decided. That is an amazing increase in the Fund’s productivity while not sacrificing quality.

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

March 30, 2017

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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 and the differences between the two acts. Lawyers can earn Continuing Legal Education credit for watching this practical lecture on April 10th or at a later time on streaming video. The lecture is not just for lawyers. It will be taught in a easy to […]

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

March 15, 2017

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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).