Respiratory Injuries Covered by the 911 Victim Compensation Fund – 911 VCF


Currently, neuropathy is not included on the list of eligible illnesses for the WTC Health Program or VCF/NIOSH. However, there is reason to believe neuropathy will be added to the VCF list of eligible injuries. Click here to read a peer reviewed article about neuropathy and the World Trade Center.

Upper Respiratory and Digestive Injuries

Two-year registration deadline and maximum time interval rules may apply.
This list is not exhaustive.  Other WTC-related lung conditions are also covered.

If you lived or worked in Manhattan below Canal Street between September 11, 2001 and May 31, 2002, and are suffering from a cancer or respiratory illness, you may be entitled to compensation from the VCF. Please call us for a free consultation at (212) 732-9000 or email us at

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