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9/11 VCF Makes it Easier for Goldman Sachs Employees to Receive Payout Awards

By Troy Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) recently provided new written guidance to help Goldman Sachs employees prove that they were in the “NYC 9/11 Exposure Zone” on 9/11 or anytime in the eight months after. Past and current employees of Goldman Sachs in New York, NY are being diagnosed with one or more of the 68 types of cancer that have been proven to be caused by exposure to toxins in the air on and after September 11th.

Newly updated Section 1.9 of the VCF’s Policies & Procedures provides past and present Goldman Sachs employees with important contact information and crucial steps to take in order to obtain a letter verifying their presence in the NYC Exposure Zone during the period of time between 9/11 and May 30, 2002. This presence documentation letter is required, amongst other documentation, to obtain a monetary award from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. While this information provided by the VCF is helpful, navigating the legal hurdles of the VCF can be frustrating, complicated, and time-consuming.

Since 2001, the experienced 9/11 legal team at Hansen & Rosasco has been helping downtown financial services workers and others navigate the many requirements of 9/11 compensation claims. Our focus has been to ensure that a VCF claim is quickly approved, and the VCF award is for the maximum amount under law. In addition, we make sure you receive the lifetime 9/11-related medical care you are entitled to from the World Trade Center Health Program. Our goal is to take the legal burden off of you so you can focus on your health.

The 9/11 lawyers at Hansen & Rosasco, LLP have helped past and current employees of the following downtown Manhattan companies win their 9/11 VCF claims:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • AIG (American International Group)
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • American Stock Exchange
  • New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)
  • Federal Reserve
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Standard & Poor’s
  • Bank of America
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
  • Pace University
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)
  • Aon
  • Dow Jones & Company
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Kemper Corporation
  • American Express (AMEX)
  • Deloitte
  • Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank Ltd.
  • Thacher Proffitt & Wood
  • Regent Wall Street (Hotel)
  • Marriott Hotel
  • Holland & Knight
  • Refco Group Ltd. LLC
  • Citigroup
  • S. Trust Co. of New York
  • Paine Webber
  • Country-Wide Insurance Company
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton
  • Banco Popular

If you worked for any of the above employers between September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002 and have developed cancer or breathing problems since then, contact us at 631-892-7200 for a Free 9/11 VCF Consultation. We can help determine if you are eligible to receive substantial tax-free compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and free medical care from the World Trade Center Health Program.

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