9/11 Victim Compensation

9/11 Benefits Attorneys

Is the Private Physician Process Available Only to Deceased Individuals?

By Troy Rosasco

For most individuals who got sick with a 9/11 cancer or other condition because of exposure to the toxins released by the September 11th terrorist attack sites, obtaining medical treatment and monitoring through the WTC Health Program for their eligible condition is directly related to  seeking compensation through the other federally funded 9/11 benefit program, […]

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Amending Your Application After Your VCF Award

Amending Your Application After Your VCF Award

By Troy Rosasco

If I am certified for a new condition by the WTC Health Program after my award was issued, or if I have a new loss, can I amend my application? Yes. And you should! According to the VCF, you can file an amendment to your claim that adds a new condition or a new loss […]

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The Private Physician Process and How It Affects Individuals Who Died of an Ineligible 9/11 Condition

The Private Physician Process and How It Affects Individuals Who Died of an Ineligible 9/11 Condition

By Troy Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)  compensates survivors of  deceased persons who suffered from 9/11-related health conditions, and who have since died of those same conditions. The VCF also pays claims pays compensation to individuals who suffer from adverse health conditions resulting from their presence at a 9/11 exposure site, or from working in the […]

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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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