4 COMMON QUESTIONS (AND ANSWERS) ABOUT WTC VICTIM COMPENSATION
- posted: Dec. 05, 2021
Many victim compensation lawyers have been working closely with the WTC Victim Compensation Fund to help distribute victim funds. Victims of 9/11 and other terrorist attacks are eligible for victim compensation, but there may be some questions that you need answered before applying. In this post, we will answer 4 common questions about WTC victim compensation.
Here are 4 Common Questions and Answers about WTC Victim Compensation:
Question: Who is eligible for victim compensation?
Answer: Victims of 9/11 and other terrorist attacks are eligible under the WTC Victim Compensation Fund. This includes those who were injured as well as those who lost a loved one in an attack or during rescue efforts that took place after an attack.
Question: Where can I get help with victim compensation?
Answer: You will need assistance from an experienced victim compensation lawyer to ensure you receive all of the victim funds for which you are eligible under the WTC Victim Compensation Fund. The victim attorneys at The Marcowitz Law Firm have been working closely with this victim compensation fund and victims of 9/11.
Question: I don't know if my injury or the death of a loved one is connected to 9/11. What should I do?
Answer: As long as victim compensation has not been denied, you can still apply even if there is no official link between your injuries and 9/11. You may want to get in touch with The Marcowitz Law Firm, who will be able to help determine whether it's worth filing an application for victim compensation.
Question: Is victim compensation taxable? Can victim funds affect Social Security Disability payments?
Answer: If you receive any type of victim fund through the WTC Victim Compensation Fund then that money cannot be taxed by the IRS because it was awarded to help compensate victims for their losses suffered from a terrorist attack. Victim funds will not affect your Social Security Disability payments and The Marcowitz Law Firm can help you with this if there are any questions or concerns about tax liability associated with victim funds.