9/11 Victim Blog

9_11 victims compensation fund

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Payouts

By Hansen & Rosasco

In August 2021, administrators of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) issued a Special Report coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks. They reported that the Fund had given awards to over 40,000 people 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Payouts totaling more than $8.95 billion, in the ten years since Congress had reauthorized […]

Read More
Posted under: The Victims' Compensation Fund

What Is the 9/11 Cancer Fund?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The Victim Compensation Fund provides financial benefits to individuals afflicted with illnesses related to exposure to the toxic dust plume at and around Ground Zero. If you were exposed to toxic materials at Ground Zero on 9/11 or in the months that followed (anybody who was present south of Canal Street between 9/11 and May […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
9/11 zadroga act lawyers

9/11 Zadroga Act Lawyers… What Is the Zadroga Act?

By Hansen & Rosasco

More than 20 years have passed since the terror attacks of 9/11. Unfortunately, for many of the first responders, general responders, or survivors who lived, worked, or attended school or daycare in lower Manhattan on the day of the attacks or in the months that followed, the nightmare continues. Even now, they suffer from illnesses […]

Read More
Posted under: Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility
explained 9/11 victim compensation fund

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Explained

By Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Explained: “Less than 24 hours from now, I will start my 69th round of chemotherapy,” said retired NYPD bomb squad Detective and 9/11 responder Luis Alvarez, at a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing in 2019. “I should not be here with you, but you made me come. You made me come […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation
911 Survivor Compensation Fund

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Helps More Than First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

Many people know a federal program compensates 9/11 first responders who suffered serious medical conditions due to toxic exposure they incurred at one of the September 11 terror attack sites. What many people do not know is 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Helps More Than First Responders. They may not know that the federally funded September […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation
WTC health program eligibility

WTC Health Program Eligibility Requirements

By Hansen & Rosasco

What are the WTC Health Program Eligibility Requirements? In the twenty years since the terror attacks of 9/11, life has gone on in many ways. However, for those who were injured by the terror attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and the crash site in Shanksville, PA, or exposed to toxins at the […]

Read More
Posted under: World Trade Center Health Program
Trial Lawyers Care Program

From the Earliest Days After 9/11, Trial Lawyers Cared

By Hansen & Rosasco

Lawyers and members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) formed the Trial Lawyers Care (TLC) program. It assembled a massive volunteer effort to support the survivors and family members of victims of the attack and protect the civil court system from becoming another casualty of the attack. On September 11, 2001, even before the […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program
victim compensation fund eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Eligibility

By Hansen & Rosasco

What is the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund? Congress originally established the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund in 2001 to bring quick financial relief to those the terror attacks hurt. The original 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) closed in 2004, but Congress reopened the program with new eligibility guidelines through the 2011 James Zadroga 9/11 Health […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program
9/11-Affected Public Safety Officers

Additional Benefits Available to 9/11-Affected Public Safety Officers

By Troy Rosasco

What is the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program? The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program (PSOB) is a unique collaboration between the U.S. Department of Justice and federal, state, local, and tribal public safety agencies as well as national organizations. It provides compensation and other benefits to public safety personnel that became disabled in the line […]

Read More
Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation, FDNY, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program