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World Trade Center Health Program: Just the Facts

The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) provides assessment, monitoring and treatment services to eligible emergency responders and others who were injured and exposed to toxic chemicals during and after the September 11,…more
| Personal Injury

The VCF: Who Is in Charge?

The September 11 Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) was created to provide compensation to people injured and killed because of the terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001. By law, operation of the VCF requires a Special…more
| Personal Injury

Hope for Victims of Hit-And-Run Accidents

A 14-year-old girl was struck by a hit-and-run driver before being hit by two other cars on February 6, 2014. The ninth grader was crossing Hempstead Turnpike when the driver of a passenger vehicle crashed into her, throwing her…more
| Personal Injury

Are the Allocated VCF Funds Going to be Enough?

The expansion of VCF claim eligibility to victims of various cancers is a victory for first responders, rescue workers, cleanup workers and others who braved the aftermath of 9/11 to help pick up the pieces. However, the…more
| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Perspectives from the 9/11 Fund Special Master

Since the new Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) was opened more than two years ago, the special master appointed to oversee its administration, Sheila Birnbaum, has been highly visible and widely lauded for its progress. Recently,…more
| Personal Injury

GM Recalls 1.6 Million Cars for Deadly Defect

The weight of a key ring on certain GM models causes the car to shift from run to accessory. This kills the engine — and possibly killed at least 13 people…more
| Personal Injury

How Your Doctor Can Figure into the VCF Claims Process

The Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) claims process was designed to ensure compensation funds only go to people with legitimate diagnoses of WTC-related illnesses. As such, medical evidence plays a substantial role not only in…more
| Personal Injury

Graco Recalls Millions of Faulty Car Seats

On the road, young children need to be in their seat — a safe car seat. Recently, Graco Children’s Products, Inc. recalled almost four million car seats because of a faulty buckle…more
| Personal Injury

Important Financial Facts about VCF Payments

Serious injuries often come along with significant financial difficulties brought on by medical bills and the reduction or total loss of income resulting from disability. Victims of WTC-related injuries are no exception. Many…more
| Personal Injury

Officers Accused of Fraudulent Claims for PTSD after 9/11

More than 100 retired police officers, firefighters and correctional officers are being charged with Social Security disability fraud for allegedly faking the extent of their disabilities to unlawfully obtain disability…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Do Not Miss This: VCF Deadlines

As with any legal claim or lawsuit, you must understand the time frame when you can file a claim. If you wait too long after suffering a personal injury, you can lose your right to recover compensation. For claims made to the…more
| Personal Injury

Why the Need for Proof? Preventing Fraud

Although the need to prove any money claim is self-evident, the WTC Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and other disaster relief funds are particularly susceptible to fraud. As federal, state and nonprofit agencies rush relief to…more
| Personal Injury

New York World Trade Center Registry Reopened

After passage of New York Workers Compensation Law Article 8-A in August 2006, the window of opportunity for September 11 workers and volunteers who were injured or became ill to register a potential claim was extended to…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Kickbacks, Misbranding and Criminal Accusations: Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $2.2 Billion to End Investigations

The once-trusted healthcare products giant Johnson & Johnson entered into an agreement in November with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in U.S. history…more
| Personal Injury

Second Annual Victim Compensation Fund Released: Future Focus

When the office of the Special Master of the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) for those injured in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States issued its second annual report, it released information on its activities, the…more
| Personal Injury
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