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The History of the VCF (Victim Compensation Fund)

The Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) provides compensation to victims of 9/11 and their loved ones. Since its inception, the VCF has helped thousands of individuals and families obtain the financial assistance they need to recover from the tragic events of September 11, 2001.   Our team of VCF lawyers at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas…

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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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