9/11 Victim Compensation

9/11 and Malignant Neoplasm of Heart, Mediastinum, and Pleura

By Troy Rosasco

It was one of the most memorable images from the World Trade Center and lower Manhattan in the hours and days after the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001: People covered in dust. Unfortunately, the dust contained hundreds of toxins, such as cement, gypsum, asbestos, glass fibers, calcium carbonate, lead, and other metal particles. Over […]

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Can I Pursue a Claim With Both the VCF and the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund?

By Troy Rosasco

Both the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (also known as the VSST or USVSST Fund) compensate victims of terrorist attacks, including the 9/11 attacks. As the victim of such an attack, including the surviving dependents of individuals who lost their lives due to the terrorist […]

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Requesting Your Medical Records from Mt. Sinai Hospital or Health Care Provider for your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Claim 

By Troy Rosasco

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund requires that copies of medical records be obtained by the claimant and submitted in many instances. Records are often helpful to prove a disability from employment, the need to hire household or other at-home help to support a claim for payment of replacement services, or for an enhanced or […]

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Downtown Manhattan Workers

9/11 Benefits for Wall Street and Other Financial Workers in Downtown Manhattan

By Troy Rosasco

If you worked in the NYC “Exposure Zone” (most of lower Manhattan) during or after 9/11, you are likely eligible to receive FREE 9/11-related lifetime healthcare, and a lifetime of medical monitoring plus tax-free financial compensation. Workers who were in downtown New York City any time from 9/11 to May 30, 2002 and who got […]

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9/11 VCF Claim Form

I Submitted My VCF Claim. What Happens Next?

By Troy Rosasco

The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) is one of the federally-funded programs that is created to help those who were at one of the sites of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during or shortly after the attacks and are now suffering conditions associated with exposure to toxic dust there. The VCF provides compensation for economic […]

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9/11 Lawyer

Do I Need to Have My Condition(s) Certified With the WTC Health Program Before I Can Register with the VCF?

By Troy Rosasco

The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) is completely separate from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The WTCHP makes the medical decision following the guidelines in an administrative manual if a person’s exposure downtown is linked to their later cancer or other illness and, if the link is made, issues a letter that […]

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911 Registration and Filing Deadlines Updated

By Troy Rosasco

BREAKING NEWS August 7, 2020 Contacts for Reporters Dan Hansen: 631-812-5666 Troy Rosasco: 212-697-3701 911 Registration and Filing Deadlines In recent weeks, thousands of 9/11 victims and families in New York and out of state have been served misinformed public reports about the 7/29/2021 “registration deadline” for filing a claim with the Sept. 11 Victim […]

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How to Apply for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

By Troy Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act created the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) to help first responders, New York survivors, and families who suffered from illness and harm after the terrorist attacks. When the World Trade Center towers fell, they released more than 2,500 contaminants and toxins into the air. This toxic dust cloud […]

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Hansen & Rosasco, LLP

Proving Eligibility for Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

It has been nearly 20 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Since that fatal day, over a hundred thousand volunteers, responders, and survivors have found themselves diagnosed with a variety of long-term chronic illnesses, cancers, and respiratory conditions. To help these individuals, Congress opened the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). This fund is […]

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