The Victims' Compensation Fund

Downtown Manhattan Workers

VCF Eligibility for Downtown Manhattan Residents

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on 9/11 during the worst terrorist attack in recorded history. Since then, several thousand people have died because of 9/11-related illnesses and cancers, including residents who lived in the area in the months that followed the attacks.  Many downtown residents never connect their breathing the 9/11 dust and fumes […]

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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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Health Benefits for 9/11 Survivors During the Coronavirus Crisis

By Hansen & Rosasco

Health Benefits for 9/11 Survivors During the Coronavirus Crisis The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program fully recognizes the danger that the COVID-19 poses to 9/11 first responders and survivors – the Downtown NYC workers, residents, and students, among others.  In spite of the difficulties brought on by COVID-19, the WTC Health Program continues its […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Health Watch, 9/11 Survivors, COVID-19, The Victims' Compensation Fund
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9/11 VCF Names New Director of Communications and External Affairs

By Hansen & Rosasco

Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund named Anthony Gardner as Director of Communications and External Affairs. This is a new position which was created after the passage of the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11 Victim Compensation Act.” “Anthony’s depth of knowledge and his relationships within the 9/11 community, along […]

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Phil and Louis Alvarez

Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP’s Phil Alvarez featured on News 12 Long Island

By Hansen & Rosasco

Finally, the deadline has been extended to July 29, 2021, to make a claim for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). News 12 Long Island took the time to speak with Phil Alvarez, Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP’s Community Outreach and Education Director and brother to the late Lou Alvarez — the NYPD detective who inspired Congress to extend the […]

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Important 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Alert: Extended Registration Deadline for Death Claims

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you lost a loved one due to a 9/11-related illness, cancer, or chronic disabling breathing condition, you now have more time to file a death claim with the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The Victim Compensation Fund recently extended the deadline for grieving families to collect the compensation they deserve. Even if the VCF denied […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Fund Deadlines, The Victims' Compensation Fund

Can I Amend My VCF Claim to Add a New Condition If I’ve Already Received an Award?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Not all 9/11-related illnesses and medical conditions make themselves known at the same time. Years can go by between the diagnosis of one condition and the diagnosis of a separate 9/11 illness or cancer. Additionally, new conditions continue to be certified as 9/11-related and thus eligible for treatment through the World Trade Center Health Program […]

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9/11 Responders Urged to Join World Trade Center Health Program by Jon Stewart

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you would like Turley Hansen to enroll you in the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program in conjunction with your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim, please call us at 1-855-WTC-INFO. We will answer all your questions take care of all the paperwork.

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