The old military adage “never leave a man behind” is one that dates back to ancient Rome. Even then, fierce loyalty and bravery was innate among servicemen. While the phrase is still used today, it unfortunately does not always apply to our nation’s disabled veterans. Though these men and women made great personal sacrifices for their country, too many are.
Applying for disability benefits from the VA can be complicated. After months of tracking down documents, forwarding additional paperwork and presenting your best, most complete application to the VA, it can be incredibly frustrating to find out your claim has been denied or you have been underrated. Thankfully, you don’t have to take that for an answer. Veterans have the.
You selflessly completed your military service, but you have been left with a life-altering injury or condition. You disagree with the VA’s decision on your case and you have decided to appeal the decision and continue fighting for the benefits that you deserve. In addition to filing the appeal paperwork and submitting additional evidence, you have the right to request.
Veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury during combat are much less likely to find a job when they return home, compared to veterans who did not suffer an injury. The consequences of a traumatic brain injury during combat may continue to follow a veteran for months, and even years later. Traumatic brain injury is associated with a higher.
A new measure that was introduced in Texas recently would ensure that some military veterans in that state would not be able to pass on unused state tuition benefits to their children. The measure was introduced in the Senate recently, and was approved by the Senate. Under the bill, non-Texas veterans would have to live in the state for.
A recent policy change at the Department of Veterans Affairs will now require veterans to go through a more formal process, while beginning the process of receiving benefits. Two groups of veterans recently filed a lawsuit against the Department Of Veterans Affairs, saying that the new policies are veteran-unfriendly, and make it difficult for vets to begin receiving their.
Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, have a much higher risk of developing heart disease, compared to veterans without this mental disorder. Veterans, especially those who served in combat duty in Iraq and Afghanistan have a higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder. Many studies have linked post-traumatic stress disorder to a higher risk of suicide. New studies.
An investigation by CBS has found widespread mismanagement at the Department Of Veterans Affairs with the result that many veterans were denied benefits even when they were eligible for these. Every year, the Veterans Benefit Administration processes disability claims for veterans, providing them approximately $95 billion, in disability, pension and other benefits. However, widespread mismanagement at the agency has.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has introduced new benefits application forms that it says are simple to use. However, the new system is confusing, especially for older veterans, and those who suffer from traumatic brain injuries. Under the new policies, which will take effect on March 24, the informal claim process that earlier allowed veterans to kick start the.
Post-traumatic stress disorder continues to remain a much-misunderstood condition. It is very common among veterans returning home from combat duty, but the extent of ignorance about this condition is staggering. There are still many misconceptions about post-traumatic stress disorder out there, and some of those misconceptions can actually have dangerous consequences when they prevent the person from seeking medical help.