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Rise in WTC-Related Claims to Force VCF to Reduce Payouts at Least 50%

Posted 2/25/19

A surge in deaths, cancers, and disability claims attributed to toxic World Trade Center exposures has forced the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund to slash its compensation awards  for all pending and future claims, according to VCF Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya.

Potential payouts for claims that have been already filed will be cut by 50 percent, and awards for claims not yet filed will be slashed by 70 percent. 

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