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Were You There? Residents and Downtown Workers Eligible for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Free Health Benefits

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, WTC Cancer, WTC Compensation Fund, WTC Health Program

If you lived or worked in any job in lower Manhattan below Canal Street (see map above) ¬†between 9/11/2001 and 5/30/2002 and have either cancer or a respiratory illness, you may be eligible for free 100% paid health insurance for life and a tax-free cash award from the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Please visit… Continue Reading

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

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.

9/11 WTC Compensation Fund to Issue New Zadroga Act Regulations Next Week

Posted in 9/11 Cancer Claim, 9/11 Health Registry, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, 9/11 Zadroga Act, WTC Cancer, WTC Compensation Fund, WTC Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

Important: Remember that you must “Register” with the Victim Compensation Fund within certain deadlines depending on your 9/11 related diagnosis. Unfortunately, every day we are hearing from more 9/11 responders and downtown Manhattan residents who have succumbed to 9/11 WTC cancers and other illnesses. You only have two (2) years to register your claim with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund if you have a 9/11 related cancer. See the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund registration deadline chart here.