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Email – Important Updates – VCF Policies and Procedures and System Maintenance – November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022

Email – Important Updates – VCF Policies and Procedures and System Maintenance – November 16, 2022

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ACH International Wire Transfer Form

November 15, 2022
New form for international wire transfers.
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ACH Payment Information Form

November 15, 2022
Change Log: November 25, 2022: Added text stating that form can be uploaded.
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Exhibit B1

November 15, 2022
Authorization for release of pension and health information from HIPAA and non-HIPAA entities - this form can be used for both Personal Injury and Deceased Individuals.
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Instructions for VCF Payments to Law Firm Accounts

November 15, 2022
Instructions for firms who have an agreement with the claimants they represent that VCF payments will be made directly to a law firm bank account.
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Required Documents to support Lost Earnings for Certain Unions and Employers

November 15, 2022

Required Documents to support Lost Earnings for Certain Unions and Employers

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When a Claimant Passes Away After Filing a Personal Injury Claim

November 14, 2022

 

Change Log: November 14 2022: Removed all instances of “original” or “certified” copy.

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Appointment of a Personal Representative

November 14, 2022

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November 14, 2022: Updated statement requirement to include declaration language to comply with 28 U.S.C. § 1746.

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Witness Presence Statement

November 14, 2022
The Witness Presence Statement should be used as the template for all affidavits. 
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Lead Personal Representative Form

November 14, 2022
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Appendix A

November 7, 2022
Additional Information for claims filed for Deceased Individuals
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October 2022 Monthly Statistics Report

October 31, 2022
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Email – Important Updates and Reminders NYSLRS, Expedite Requests, and NYCERS – October 12, 2022

October 12, 2022

Email – Important Updates and Reminders_NYSLRS, Expedite Requests, and NYCERS – October 12, 2022

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September 2022 Monthly Statistics Report

September 30, 2022

Statistics as of September 30, 2022

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Messages from the Special Master

Message from the Special Master on the 21st Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

September 9, 2022
Dear Friends, The anniversary of the September 11th attacks is always a time for reflection.  For me personally, this is the first anniversary since being appointed earlier this year as the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund’s (“VCF”) interim Special Master.  Despite my relatively short time in this role, I have been touched by the stories in each claim I have reviewed, and deeply impressed by the perseverance, resilience, and humility of the community our team serves.  Today, we continue to pay tribute to the lives lost and the community that came together during the recovery efforts in response to one of our country’s hardest challenges.
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August 2022 Monthly Statistics Report

August 31, 2022

Statistics as of August 31, 2022 

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Email - Important Updates VCF Password Policy and Client Authorization Form - August 16 2022

August 16, 2022

Email - Important Updates VCF Password Policy and Client Authorization Form - August 16 2022

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Email re VCF Website Update – New Password Policy_Aug082022

August 8, 2022

Email re VCF Website Update – New Password Policy_Aug082022

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July 2022 Monthly Statistics Report

July 31, 2022

Statistics as of July 31, 2022

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Email – Missing Information Extension Requests – Updated Policy – July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022

Email – Missing Information Extension Requests – Updated Policy – July 1, 2022

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June 2022 Monthly Statistics Report

June 30, 2022

Statistics as of June 30, 2022

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Email - VCF Online Claims System Acceptable Use Policy Update - June 13, 2022

June 13, 2022

Email - VCF Online Claims System Acceptable Use Policy Update - June 13, 2022

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Document Checklist - Deceased Claim

June 6, 2022
Updated Document Checklist for Deceased claims.
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What to Expect at Your Hearing

June 6, 2022
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