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Important Update on Pending Legislation

April 15, 2019. It was announced today by several Congressional leaders that more than half of the House of Representatives now support the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. 226 total… Read More
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Categories: VCF Updates

March 2017 Message from the Special Master and Fifth Annual Statistics Report

The Fund has just posted a Message from the Special Master (available here), along with the Fifth Annual Statistics Report (available here). A year after the Reauthorization of the Zadroga Act was published, the Fund has paid full compensation to mor… Read More
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VCF Update from Law Firm Call - March 2017

On March 2, 2017, our office participated in a call with the Special Master of the VCF, Rupa Bhattacharyya. Among several things brought up on the call, Rupa discussed disability determinations where the condition considered disabling does not match… Read More
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Updated Information on Workers' Compensation Benefits and Pension Reclassification - Letter to Clients dated 10/3/16

Workers’ Compensation If you were injured or became ill as a result of your participation in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations, and have not filed for Workers Compensation Benefits, you may be entitled to now file. E… Read More
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VCF Update Effective 9/9/16: Important Policy Changes on Registration Deadlines

The Fund has issued an updated policy regarding the deadlines to register to participate in the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The new policy is particularly relevant to claimants who potentially missed their deadline to register. To view t… Read More
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VCF Update 9/2/16: Final Rule Published

After review and consideration of public comments on the Interim Regulations, the Final Rule for the James Zadroga 9/11 Victim Compensation Reauthorization Act. To view the Final Ruling, click here. Read More
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VCF Update 8/24/16: Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

The New Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya has recently published a message outlining her progress since her appointment and her goals for the future. We are pleased with the Special Master’s commitment to ensure expeditious awards to Group B cl… Read More
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VCF Update 7/21/16: Special Master Sheila Birnbaum

We have been advised that the Special Master Sheila Birnbaum will be stepping down from her position and handing over her role to a new Special Master. We thank her for all her efforts in assisting the 9/11 community and we wish her well. Read More
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VCF Update: New Client Letter - Group B

We previously posted an update on the new message from the Special Master. Our office is mailing letters to all Group B clients to explain the new timeline, and how it pertains to their claim. Keep an eye out for this letter, and if you do not receiv… Read More
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VCF Update: Message from the Special Master

On July 15, 2016 VCF Special Master Sheila Birnbaum issued a statement regarding Group A payouts, Group B award decisions and new claim submissions. To see the statement, click here. Read More
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