What are the documents that prove presence in the Exposure Zone?

A valid 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim will require at least two of the following written proof-of-presence documents: employer records confirming presence, proof of residence in the area during the relevant time period, any contemporaneous document that shows the victim's location at the site, or sworn and notarized affidavits.

Proving that you were present within the Exposure Zone is essential in filing a 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim

If you are a 9/11 victim who intends to seek financial compensation for your illness or injury, you will need to provide our attorneys with at least two of the following documents that prove your presence within the Exposure Zone in New York City:

  • employer records confirming presence, such as a letter from the employer confirming work at the site, an official personnel roster and site credentials, workers' injury reports documenting injury at the site, or a pay stub with dates of work and location at the site
  • proof of residence in the area, such as utility bills, rent or mortgage receipts, and proof that the victim was present at the site between September 11, 2001, and May 30, 2002 (a sworn statement from witnesses who can attest to the claimant's presence at the residence is sufficient)
  • any contemporaneous document showing the victim's location, such as orders, instructions, confirmation of tasks performed, medical records documenting treatment as a result of the injury that occurred at the site, or school or daycare records confirming enrollment or attendance during the period
  • sworn and notarized affidavits or unsworn statements complying with 28 U.S.C. 1746 regarding the presence of the victim from persons who can attest to the victim's presence at a 9/11 crash site

With over 30 years of experience in pursuing compensation for toxic exposure victims, our attorneys will provide you with quality legal assistance if you are a 9/11 victim seeking money from the Victim Compensation Fund.

Quality legal assistance for 9/11 victims who are seeking compensation from the Victim Compensation Fund

Our legal team has the necessary experience, resources, and knowledge to assist 9/11 victims in obtaining money from the Victim Compensation Fund if they came to struggle with a disease or injury as a consequence of being present within the Exposure Zone. The only documents we will request to assess your eligibility and file your claim if you qualify for compensation are evidence of your presence in the area of the attacks and your medical records with your diagnosis. If we establish that you are entitled to compensation, we will go to great lengths to obtain the most favorable outcome for your case. We operate on a contingency fee basis.

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