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Zeroes for Heroes? Lawyers Contend VCF Gave Some 9/11 Victims Nothing

Posted 7/8/19

Even as the congressional support for renewal of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund builds, cutbacks in the existing program are hitting municipal workers and their families particularly hard, according to two attorneys with extensive World Trade Center-related practices.

The 9/11 VCF was established in 2011 by Congress to provide financial support to up to 90,000 first-responders and more than 400,000 lower Manhattan survivors who were at risk of being sickened as a result of their exposure to WTC-linked toxins.

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