9/11 Lawyer Representation

Hansen & Rosasco, LLP

How do I prove that I was in the “NYC Exposure Zone” in Downtown Manhattan (south of Canal Street) to be eligible for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Now, 19 years since September 11, 2001, the most difficult hurdle to overcome is to prove eligibility for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). You must have proof to support the strict evidence requirements that you were in the “NYC Exposure Zone.” This strict evidence is officially known as “Proof of Presence.” Overcoming difficulties in obtaining […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Compensation, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Proof of Presence, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is eligible for compensation and health benefits?, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility, Zadroga Act Compensation
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McConnell Announces Vote on Bill to Make 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Permanent

By Hansen & Rosasco

Mitch McConnell Sees the “Urgency” for Himself After begging, frustration, and great sadness for many first responders and 9/11 victims, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has finally agreed to open a vote for a bill that will create a permanent compensation fund for 9/11 victims, survivors and their families. Additionally, there is now a […]

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Releases New 2017 Statistics

By Hansen & Rosasco

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.

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Posted under: 2017 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Status Report, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 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, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

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

By Hansen & Rosasco

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 […]

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

By 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
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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals: What You Need to Know

By Hansen & Rosasco

You have a right to file an appeal if you disagree with a decision of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). For example, you may disagree with how the VCF calculated your award and ask for an increase in monetary compensation.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Appeals, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, First Responders, How much can an attorney charge to represent me in a Zadroga 9/11 Compensation claim?, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, NYPD, Prostate Cancer, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program