Mark Lippman

PROTECTED VA DISABILITY RATINGS

Veterans frequently contact The Veterans Law Group (VLG) in cases where the VA proposes a reduction of their disability ratings. It is important to be aware that VA law provides for protection ...

BOARD OF VETERANS’ APPEALS DECISIONS; HOW MUCH WEIGHT ARE THEY GIVEN?

Question: How much weight are Board of Veterans’ Appeals (“the Board”) given?

Is a TDIU Rating Permanent (for the rest of my life)?

The only constant in life is change. Soldiers are trained to be prepared for the unexpected and to adapt to changing circumstances at a moment’s notice. Upon return to civilian life, especially when ...

What Should I Do If the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) Remands My Claim(s)?

So you just received your Board decision from the Board of Veteran Appeals (“BVA” of “Board”) and eagerly skimmed through pages of discussion to find the outcome. Did they agree that you should ...

Was Your VA Disability Claim Denied? Here is What to Do (2021 Update)

If the VA denied your disability claim, you are certainly not alone.

What is the Difference Between a VA Disability Appeal and an Initial Claim? Initial Claims and Appeals at the Local Regional Office

An initial claim starts with the filing of a VA claim form called an Application for Disability Compensation and Related Disability Benefits, and numbered: 21-526EZ. This form can be obtained online ...

VA Disability and Social Security: Can I Receive Benefits For Both A Social Security Disability Award And A VA Total Disability Award Based Upon Individual Unemployability (TDIU)?

Yes, you can! Social Security disability benefits are not offset against benefits received under a VA TDIU award and vice versa. A veteran can receive both VA disability and Social Security ...

Questions to Ask Before Selecting a VA Disability Attorney for Your Claim

Choosing the right lawyer to handle your VA disability case can be the deciding factor in whether you receive the disability benefits you need. It is vital that you choose an attorney with experience ...

The VA Disability Benefits Process: A Closer Look

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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