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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund to Undergo Changes

The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund is set enter a new phase in the way it will function, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. Congress established the fund after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It operated for two years, giving $6 billion to victims' families and $1 billion to the injured. The fund was reopened in 2011 after Congress authorized the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Since then, it has paid out more than $1.52 billion to...

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