How much compensation can you obtain from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?

The amount of financial compensation you can receive if you file a claim with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund depends on the severity of your injury or disease and other important factors, but the average payout is $250,000. For a wrongful death claim, the compensation is usually $250,000 for the decedent, $100,000 for the spouse, and $100,000 for each dependent.

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund was established by Congress after the attacks with $7.35 billion to disburse

Nearly 3,000 souls perished as a result of the 9/11 attacks – 189 at the Pentagon, 44 in the Pennsylvania plane crash, and the vast majority, 2763, in or near the World Trade Center. Many more have become ill from exposure to the toxic dust from the collapse of the Twin Towers. Today, responders and survivors who struggle with a disease or injury can obtain money from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund if they decide to file a claim. The average payout for 9/11 victims is $250,000, but the sum of money can be greater depending on the severity of their injuries.

The amount a victim or family of a deceased victim receives is based on the formula "economic loss + non-economic loss – collateral offset = compensation payout". 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund average compensation for victims payouts of close to $1.5 billion were awarded to nearly 10,000 eligible claimants in 2021. This includes first responders, cleanup workers and volunteers, office workers, students, residents, and others who were injured. Compound awards in cases of multiple and/or severe illnesses, while rarely made, can be substantial – up to $325,000.

File your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim with the assistance of our diligent attorneys

With over 30 years of experience in handling toxic exposure claims, our attorneys are ready to offer you quality legal assistance if you are a 9/11 victim seeking to obtain money from the Victim Compensation Fund. Because we understand how physically and emotionally draining struggling with a serious illness can be, we will go to great lengths to ease the legal process for you. The only documents we will request to assess your case and file your claim if we determine that you are eligible are proof of your presence in the Exposure Zone and your medical records with your diagnosis. We will strive to obtain the maximum compensation available for your injury.

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