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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.

Do You Need a Zadroga Act 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Lawyer?

April 17, 2017

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Do you have a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim? If so, do you need a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund attorney? How much does a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund lawyer cost? How do I know which 9/11 lawyer to choose? These are all good questions and this video and post by Troy Rosasco, a 9/11 lawyer at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco, will try to give you the answers: Do you have a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim? If you worked, lived or routinely visited downtown Manhattan below Canal Street (the “9/11 crash site zone” ) between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002  AND have been diagnosed […]

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Filing Deadlines: What You Need to Know

March 6, 2017

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On September 15, 2016, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) extended deadlines to file claims for compensation. The new VCF deadlines substantially benefit many victims who were previously told that they had missed filing or registration deadlines.

Anyone who was previously told by any source that they missed a filing deadline should call our office today at 1-855-WTC-INFO (1-855-982-4636) to see if they can now file under the new deadlines.

Big Win for 9/11 Firefighter Widow Fighting for WTC Death Benefit Pension

March 29, 2016

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In a strongly worded opinion slamming the New York City Fire Department Pension Board, New York Supreme Court Justice Richard Velasquez found that the Pension Board acted in “bad faith” and will be “sanctioned” for denying death benefits to the widow of a hero 9/11 firefighter. Bottom Line – the New York Fire Department Pension Board was appropriately “taken to the woodshed”. Let it be a lesson to all New York Pension Board’s in the future treat 9/11 heroes fairly.