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9/11 Cancer Eligibility for the Victim Compensation Fund

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 VCF Registration, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, WTC Cancer, WTC Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims
NYC 9/11 "Crash Site Area"

NYC 9/11 “Crash Site Area”

If you were in the 9/11 “crash site area” in lower Manhattan as indicated in the above map  during the period of September 11, 2001 and May 30, 2002, and have been diagnosed by any of the almost 70 covered 9/11 related cancers, you may be eligible for compensation from the federal September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

Some of the most common 9/11 cancers that responders and survivors are fighting today include:

Some of the most common 9/11 non-cancer conditions include:

If they were in the crash site area between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002,  potential 9/11 Victim Compensation claimants include:

  • First Responders
  • Firefighters
  • Police Officers
  • EMTs
  • City Workers
  • 9/11 Volunteers
  • Construction Workers
  • Truckers and Sanitation
  • Utility Workers
  • Cleaners
  • Residents living below Canal St.
  • Workers below Canal St.
  • Students below Canal St.

It should be noted that these lists of potential claimants and conditions are NOT exhaustive.  For a a complete list or to discuss your specific 9/11 related illness or cancer, please call the 9/11 attorneys at Turley Hansen & Partners at 1-855-WTC-INFO.  

Our office can help you file your application for 9/11 Victim Compensation and help you enroll in the World Trade Center Health Program which provides free healthcare for life for 9/11 related conditions.