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Victims Compensation Fund Claim Filing Deadlines: What to Know

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) has two deadlines: the Claim Filing Deadline and the Registration Deadline. Both deadlines have different requirements and conditions. If you wish to file a claim related to your 9/11-related physical health condition, it is important you know the difference between these two deadlines so you can receive the…

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New VCF Directive Allows Families of 9/11 Responders, Residents, and Office Workers Who Die of COVID-19 to File a Claim

In early September, a new VCF directive was announced that would likely allow families of individuals who suffered from a 9/11-related illness, and then passed away from COVID-19, to file a claim under the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), according to an article in the New York Post. Firm Senior Partner Nick Papain was featured…

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The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) is Open to Survivors, Residents, Workers, and Students, and Not Just First Responders.

Congress established the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) out of a desire to provide aid to individuals or their loved ones whose health was affected by the events that occurred on September 11, 2001 and in the ensuing aftermath. It is a common misconception that the VCF’s financial benefits are solely limited to first…

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Updates on the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Extension Legislation

House of Representatives Votes in Favor of VCF Extension On Friday, July 12th, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by a large margin to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until the year 2090. The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) provides compensation to those whose health has been impacted by 9/11 and…

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