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President Donald Trump today signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the…

VCF Update on July 23, 2019

The United States Senate overwhelmingly voted in support of the legislation to extend the Victim Compensation Fund until 2092 and to provide funds throughout its…

VCF Update

The Judiciary Committee of the House of Representative voted unanimously in favor of the legislation to extend the World Trade Center Victim Compensation Fund. The…

VCF Update

On June 11, the Special Master testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties with…

The Connection Between Breast Cancer and 9/11

Last week we looked in-depth at a rare disease (Wegener’s) as it relates to World Trade Center dust exposure. This week we look at one of the…

Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act Introduced In Congress

In February 2019, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) and Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Cory…

VCF Update- May 2018

The Victim Compensation Fund has just released the current statistics with regards to applicants and awards from the VCF. To date, the Fund has made…

December 2017 VCF Updated Timeline for Review of Claims

As we close the year 2017, the Fund has almost cleared their backlog of claims submitted in 2015 for award determinations. In their recent report,…

VCF Update: Clarification of Timelines for Registration

The VCF has posted clarification on the timeline to register to participate in the Fund. To view the entire list, click here. Please note that there…

VCF Update

President Donald Trump today signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the…

The Connection Between Breast Cancer and 9/11

Last week we looked in-depth at a rare disease (Wegener’s) as it relates to World Trade Center dust exposure. This week we look at one of the…

Published Instructions on VCF and Surrogate/Probate Court Documents

The VCF has published detailed guidance for claims filed on behalf of deceased victims from 9/11. There are two types of claims for deceased 9/11…