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Law Firm Meeting Notes April 2022

May 13, 2022

Notes posted from the April 26, 2022 VCF conference call with law firms.

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VCF Leadership Announcement

April 5, 2022

Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya announced today that she will be leaving the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund at the end of this month for a position with Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

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Email - VCF Leadership Announcement - April 5, 2022

April 5, 2022

Email - VCF Leadership Announcement - April 5, 2022

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Email - VCF Communications - March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

Email - VCF Communications - March 21, 2022

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Email - Important Reminders re: Compliance with DOJ Online System Acceptable Use Policy - March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022

Email - Important Reminders re: Compliance with DOJ Online System Acceptable Use Policy - March 9, 2022

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Email - Important Information from the WTC Health Program - March 7, 2022

March 7, 2022

Email - Important Information from the WTC Health Program - March 7, 2022

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Third Party Verification Form

March 3, 2022
Updated form used to verify third parties, such as employers or volunteer organizations.
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Email - VCF Website Update, Message from the Special Master - February 24, 2022

February 24, 2022

Email - VCF Website Update, Message from the Special Master - February 24, 2022

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Claim Information Resolution Form

December 21, 2021
Form used to resolve data discrepancy issues.
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Witness Presence Statement

December 9, 2021
The Witness Presence Statement should be used as the template for all affidavits. 
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Email - Important Update Regarding NYCERS Documentation for Deceased Individuals

December 6, 2021

Email - Important Update Regarding NYCERS Documentation for Deceased Individuals - December 6, 2021

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Email - Important Update Regarding Submitting Exhibit A – Authorization for Release of Medical Records

November 16, 2021

Email - Important Update Regarding Submitting Exhibit A – Authorization for Release of Medical Records - November 16, 2021

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Email - VCF Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines and Other Website Updates

October 1, 2021

Email - VCF Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines and Other Website Updates - October 1, 2021

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Email - Important Updates VCF Outgoing Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines

September 16, 2021

Email - Important Updates VCF Outgoing Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines - September 16, 2021

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Email - VCF Releases Special Report to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9-11

September 7, 2021

Email - VCF Releases Special Report to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9-11 - September 07, 2021

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Document Checklist - Personal Injury

September 3, 2021
Updated Document Checklist for Personal Injury claims.
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Document Checklist - Deceased Claim

September 3, 2021
Updated Document Checklist for Deceased claims.
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Instructions for VCF Payments to Law Firm Accounts

September 3, 2021
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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Email - New VCF Client Authorization Form for Payments Made to Law Firm Accounts and August Monthly Statistics Report

September 3, 2021

Email - New VCF Client Authorization Form for Payments Made to Law Firm Accounts and August Monthly Statistics Report - September 03, 2021

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Client Authorization Form

September 2, 2021
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Victim Presence Statement

August 27, 2021
The Victim Presence Statement allows a victim to provide additional details regarding their presence. 
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Email - Important Update Changes Related to Missing Information Requests

August 23, 2021

Email - Important Update Changes Related to Missing Information Requests - August 23, 2021

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Change of Attorney

August 6, 2021
Change log: Updated form includes new language authorizing the VCF to communicate directly with a claimant’s new attorney.
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Email - Updated Change of Attorney Form and VCF Website Update

August 6, 2021

Email - Updated Change of Attorney Form and VCF Website Update - August 06, 2021

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Email - Important Updates Regarding VCF Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines

August 3, 2021

Email - Important Updates Regarding VCF Correspondence and Appeal Deadlines - August 3, 2021