Author Archive | Gregg Borri

9/11 Hodgkin Lymphoma Victims Eligible for Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) pays compensation to individuals diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin’s disease) who were exposed to dust from the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC). The VCF can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of life enjoyment. If the lymphoma disables a […]

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9/11 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Victims Eligible for Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF or WTC Fund) pays compensation to individuals diagnosed with 9/11 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The VCF can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of life enjoyment. If the lymphoma disables a victim, he or she may be entitled to additional compensation for lost […]

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9/11 Colon and Rectal Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“9/11 Compensation Fund”) pays compensation to individuals diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer caused by exposure to 9/11 dust, debris and fumes. The 9/11 Compensation Fund can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of life enjoyment. If victims are disabled by their […]

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9/11 Breast Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

9/11 Breast Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation up to $250,000 for Pain and Suffering The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) pays compensation to women (and men) diagnosed with 9/11 breast cancer. The VCF can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life. If the breast cancer is […]

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9/11 Lung Cancer Victims Entitled To Victim Compensation

9/11 Lung Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation up to $250,000 for Pain and Suffering The September 11th Victim Compensation pays 9/11 cancer victims up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life. Further, if lung cancer disables a working person, he or she may be entitled to additional compensation for lost wages. As […]

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More Time to Claim Compensation for 9/11 Cancers

The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund has been extended for five years (until 2020) and fully funded, allowing cancer victims exposed to dust, debris and fumes in the months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks to obtain financial compensation for their injuries, medical expenses and lost wages. With the extension of the Fund, victims typically have […]

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$4.6 Billion Made Available for 9/11 Cancer Victims

In December 2015, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was renewed, making an additional $4.6 billion available to compensate responders, office workers, students, and downtown residents diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses. The law extended the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund for five years and the World Trade Center Health Program for 75 years. […]

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70,000 Victims Helped by WTC Health Program

The World Trade Center Health Program, which provides medical treatment to 9/11 first responders and survivors, now provides treatment to over 70,000 people. Between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, 3,600 people started receiving healthcare from the WTC Health Program, and 8,000 people were found eligible to receive often life-saving medical treatment. While nearly […]

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ATF Officer and 9/11 Responder Dies of Rare Cancer

911 Cancer Fund attorneys report that a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agent died last week from a 9/11 related cancer. Special Agent William Sheldon, Jr., ATF agent and 9/11 responder, died at the age of 47 after a year long battle with a rare cancer. First Responders and 9/11 Related Cancers On […]

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