No. As with other benefits programs such as workers’ compensation, and as with personal injury lawsuits, you are not required to be represented by an attorney. You are free to represent yourself. However 83% of all VCF claimants are represented by attorneys Source: VCF Fourth Annual Status Report, February 2016 . Pitta & Baione LLP attorneys have years of experience representing VCF claimants and decades of litigation experience. Contact us if you are considering hiring our firm to handle your VCF claim from start to finish.