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cancer added to Zadroga fund

  • WTC Victims

    Four More Cancers are Now Covered Under the Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    The James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act reopens the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. The fund was designed to provide compensation for economic and non-economic losses to individuals or relatives of deceased individuals who were killed or physically injured as a result of the 9/11 attacks.  Detective James Zadroga, for whom the Act was named, passed […]

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    Eligibility for VCF Benefits

    By Michael Barasch

    The eligibility requirements for obtaining compensation for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund has changed. Please click here to see our blog post on for more information. The Victims Compensation Fund (VCF) makes benefits available to those directly involved in the September 11 terrorist attacks as well as those in proximity to the Twin Towers’ […]

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  • Victim Compensation FundWTC VictimsZadroga Act

    V.C.F. on Hold until Feds Add Cancer to Zadroga Act

    By Michael Barasch

    From Downtown Express August 22, 2012 | Filed under: News | Posted by: aline BY ALINE REYNOLDS |  44- year-old Glen Klein is one of scores of injured Sept. 11 first responders who are anxiously awaiting compensation from the government for economic losses tied to their physical ailments. Klein, who has three children, was forced into premature retirement from […]

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