Disability Schedules

VA to Revise Some Disability Schedules   The Veterans Administration announced that it will change the way it evaluates some disability schedules. Including service-related respiratory conditions, mental health conditions, and ear, nose, & throat disorders. The Administration intends to bring the VA’s rating schedule more in line with modern medicine.   Officials plan to eliminate […]

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VA Disability Back Pay

VA Disability Back Pay: What You Should Know   VA disability back pay is an accumulation of benefits that the Veterans Administration may owe to a veteran. Or the accumulation of benefits between the effective date of a claim and when the claim is actually approved. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Veterans Administration was […]

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Veteran Suicide

How Does the VA Compensate for Veteran Suicide? Veteran suicide is a huge problem. Around 7,500 soldiers have sustained fatal combat injuries during the Global War on Terror, which began on 9/11. However, four times as many Veterans, over 30,000, have taken their own lives during this period. Moreover, adding to the tragic nature of […]

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VA Rates PTSD

How The VA Rates PTSD What is PTSD and how the VA rates PTSD. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common, though not always visible, disability that can be related to military service. Almost everyone who experiences a highly stressful event will have responses to it such as nervousness, trouble sleeping, fear, and many other […]

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VA Disability Attorney

A VA Disability Attorney’s Role in a VA Disability Claim   Can a VA disability attorney provide assistance in a Veterans Administration Claim? In his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln envisioned the service that would become our modern Veterans Administration compensation structure. His vision included a service that would “care for him who shall […]

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Supplemental Review

Requesting Supplemental Review in a VA Disability Case Your VA claim was denied because you needed more evidence? Then supplemental review may be your best option. Although, there are other options, like a higher-level review or a traditional appeal to the Board. A Supplemental Review begins by filing Form 20-0955. It often leads to a […]

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