9/11 Victim Blog

What Happens When a 9/11 Compensation Claimant Dies Before an Award is Made?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has received and processed thousands of claims since it was established. With so many claimants and a process that involves detailed review of applications and supporting evidence, it can take a long time before any money reaches a claimant’s pockets. Sadly, some 9/11 victims pass away while their claim […]

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New York EMTs and Paramedics Are Struggling to Get Disability Benefits for Their 9/11-Related Conditions

By Hansen & Rosasco

In the immediate aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Center, thousands of New York City firefighters were on the scene, breathing in the toxic dust that would lead to a wide array of serious medical problems as well as the deaths of hundreds of firefighters from those illnesses. But the brave members of […]

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Disability Payments for 9/11-Related Cancers Could be Denied Even If the WTC Health Program Finds in Your Favor

By Hansen & Rosasco

There is no question that leukemia is a WTC-Related Physical Health Condition for which 9/11 victims, first-responders and recovery workers who have been diagnosed with the condition may obtain compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). In order for leukemia patients to be eligible for VCF compensation, as well as cost-free treatment under the […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Rejected As a WTC-Related Health Condition

By Hansen & Rosasco

The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) provides cost-free medical monitoring and treatment for individuals who have suffered physical injuries arising out of or related to the September 11th attacks. However, only those injuries and conditions contained on the WTCHP’s list of “WTC-Related Physical Health Conditions” qualify for benefits under the program. That list can […]

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What is the Status of Your Zadroga Act Compensation Claim?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Since it was first established, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has received and processed thousands of claims. It continues to receive new claims every week. Given the large volume of VCF claims and the detailed review and analysis involved in processing and approving them, it can often take a long time before any compensation […]

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Posted under: Zadroga Act Compensation