VA Changes PACT Act Process

VA Changes PACT Act Process Before the VA changed the PACT Act process, the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act required veterans who wanted to file claims for compensation for a presumptive illness to wait a couple of years for the legislation to go into effect. Burn pit and other victims would have to wait […]

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Top Five Presumptive Agent Orange Conditions

Here, we present five of the most prominent presumptive Agent Orange conditions. The most important component of a VA disability claim is normally a service-related connection. In most cases, Veterans must use a combination of service records, medical records, and buddy statements to establish this connection. This process requires lots of work, as considerable evidence […]

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Presumptive Service Connection

Does My Agent Orange Exposure Qualify for the Presumptive Service Connection? What are the qualifying factors for the Presumptive Service Connection? Monsanto’s Agent Orange, an extremely powerful defoliant, was widely used by the U.S. military throughout much of the mid and late 20th century. It killed plants quickly, which explains its widespread use in Vietnam […]

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Agent Orange and Colon Cancer

The Link Between Agent Orange and Colon Cancer This article will detail the link between Agent Orange and Colon Cancer. The VA has recognized that several cancers can be linked to Agent Orange. For these cancers, the VA will provide presumptive benefits for veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange and suffer from a cancer […]

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In-service Assault

PTSD Based on In-service Assault Post traumatic stress disorder claims based upon In-service Assault, notably sexual assaults, cause distinctive difficulties regarding corroboration.   Due to the hypersensitive nature associated with sexual attacks, a number of sufferers do not report them. As a result, there may seldom be records or some other documentation associated with the […]

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VA Appeals For Respiratory Cancers

VA Appeals For Respiratory Cancers And Agent Orange This article explains about VA Appeals for respiratory cancers caused by agent orange.  Respiratory Cancers include cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus. Depending on the location of the cancer, symptoms can vary. Lung cancer—a new cough or cough that doesn’t go away, coughing blood, shortness […]

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