Should You Hire a VA Disability Attorney to File a VA Disability Claim?

Filing for veterans’ disability benefits is often a long, complex, and confusing process. While free services are available to help veterans file a claim on their own, veterans disability benefits ...

I have problems related to my already service-connected disability, can I get a disability rating for them?

Yes, you can! In fact, these types of service-related disabilities have a name: secondary service-connected disabilities. The regulation, 38 C.F.R.§ 3.310(a), provides:

Can a Veteran Be Awarded a 100% Psychiatric Disability and Still Work?

The short answer to this question is: Yes. However, it is very uncommon. Usually, a 100% disability rating translates to a psychiatric disability so severe as to preclude a claimant from engaging in ...

Is it too late to file a disability claim?

It is never too late to file a VA disability claim. Claimants are not limited in the number of disability claims they may file. But there are important distinctions to keep in mind. For claims ...

Do I Need to File a “Claim” for Individual Unemployability (TDIU)?

Now that you or your spouse have completed your active military duty and returned to the civilian world, you may feel like you have merely exchanged one set of stresses for another, including ...

Why Do VA Appeals Take So Long?

Let’s start at the beginning.

What Is A Disability Benefits Questionnaire or DBQ And How Can They Be Used To A Claimant’s Advantage?

Disability Benefits Questionnaires or DBQs are the standard VA templates for VA and private examination reports. DBQs set forth an exhaustive list of questions to be addressed by physicians, and ...

What to Consider When Choosing a Disability Claims Attorney

Many attorneys practice disability law, but to give your claim the best chance of succeeding it is important to work with an attorney who has experience practicing veterans disability law.

Power of Attorney and VA Disability Claims: How POA Could Save You Time and Frustration

As Americans, our legal rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are considered inalienable. However, when our lives become complicated by our careers, families, and health problems, ...

My Claim Was Denied, Now What?

It’s easy to become frustrated by the red tape and seemingly endless amount of paperwork associated with filing a disability claim. When such a claim is denied, it can be downright infuriating. After ...

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