News and Information
Updates of interest for New York City firefighters.
On April 28, 2017, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) issued its First Quarterly Report for 2017 and its findings confirm the continued success Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) has achieved in maximizing awards for its clients. Since...read more
With the extension of the Victim Compensation Fund, updated rules for claims are now in place. Check out Sullivan Papain’s web site on the VCF for more information.read more
9/11 Compensation Fund Has Paid Out $1.5B To Victims of Attacks More than $1.5 billion in compensation funds has been distributed since 2011 to victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Justice Department announced June 15. Since the Victim Compensation Fund...read more
More than 2,000 New York City Firefighters are a step closer to having disability protections granted to them after the New York State Assembly and Senate unanimously approved legislation granting New York City Firefighters, hired since June 2009, similar disability protections to more senior FDNY firefighters.read more