How Does the Victim’s Compensation Fund Determine If a Condition is “9/11-Related”?
July 7, 2017
The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the Zadroga Act which established it has been a life-saving godsend for thousands of victims, first responders, recovery workers and their families who have suffered serious illnesses, injuries, or death as a result of that terrible day. Applying for Zadroga Act compensation can be complicated, and you have to meet specific criteria in order to be eligible. One of those criteria is having a condition that has been certified as being “9/11-related.” But what exactly does that mean and how is this critical determination made? Eligible Conditions To be eligible for compensation from… READ ARTICLE