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Law Firm Meeting Notes

August 2, 2019

Notes posted from the July 31, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

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Messages from the Special Master

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

July 29, 2019

Dear Friends,

On July 29, 2019, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1327, The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF"). The VCF Permanent Authorization Act extends the VCF’s claim filing deadline from December 18, 2020, to October 1, 2090, and appropriates such funds as may be necessary to pay all approved claims.

Messages from the Special Master

Special Master Congressional Testimony

June 12, 2019

On June 11, the Special Master testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties with regard to H.R. 1327, legislation to permanently extend authorization for the VCF. Her full testimony is available here.

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Law Firm Did You Know?

May 28, 2019

Second Edition Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes

May 28, 2019

Notes posted from the May 21, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

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VCF FAQ

1.6 我可以提交哪些类型的文件来证明我当时在现场?

May 10, 2019

有许多不同类型的文件可用于证明在9/11事故现场,纽约市暴露区或清除碎片的沿途中。 我们的《政策和程序》文件第1.6节和《索赔表》文件清单(人身伤害已故索赔)概述了最常见类型文件的全部详细信息。此外,VCF与某些雇主,工会和其他组织有安排,他们同意直接向VCF提供在现场的信息,或提供联系信息,以便索赔人可以要求证明在现场的信息。 有关当前与之存在这种关系的雇主和实体的完整列表,请参见《政策和程序》文件的第1.6.b节。

VCF FAQ

1.6 Jakie dokumenty mogę złożyć, aby udowodnić, że byłem/byłam obecna na miejscu katastrofy?

May 10, 2019

Istnieje wiele różnych dokumentów, które mogą zademonstrować, ze było się obecnym w miejscu katastrofy 11 września, w tzw. Strefie Narażenia Miasta Nowy Jork lub wzdłuż tras wywożenia gruzu. Pełne informacje dotyczące najpowszechniejszych typów dokumentów są zawarte w Punkcie 1.6 Zasad i Procedur VCF, w Liście Kontrolnej Dokumentów do Formularzu Wniosku (Wniosek dla Osób z Uszkodzeniem Ciała i dla Osób Zmarłych).

VCF FAQ

1.6 ¿Qué tipo de documentos puedo proveer para probar que estuve presente en la zona?

May 10, 2019

Hay muchos diferentes tipos de documentos que se pueden presentar para probar presencia en la Zona Cero, en la  Zona de Exposición de la Ciudad de Nueva York  o a lo largo de las ruta de remoción escombros. Para más detalles sobre los tipos de documentos más comunes vea  la Sección 1.6  de nuestro documentos de Políticas y Procedimientos y el “Document Checklist” del Formulario de Reclamo (para reclamo personal o de persona fallecida).

VCF FAQ

1.6 What types of documents can I submit to prove I was present at the site?

May 10, 2019

There are many different types of documents that can be used to demonstrate presence at a 9/11 crash site, in the New York City Exposure Zone, or along the routes of debris removal.

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Claim Management System Update

May 6, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

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Law Firm Did You Know?

March 25, 2019

Did You Know? document from Law Firm Outreach team posted.

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Claim Management System Update

March 25, 2019

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes

February 25, 2019

Notes posted from the February 15, 2019 VCF conference call with law firms.

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Messages from the Special Master

Message from Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya

February 15, 2019
Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF” or “Fund”) publishes its Seventh Annual Status Report and the Third Annual Reassessment of Policies and Procedures (available here) required under the terms of the Reauthorized Zadroga Act, Pub. L. No. 114-113 (Dec. 18, 2015).
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VCF Medical Expense Worksheet

February 15, 2019