VA Case Backlog

Case Backlog

VA Case Backlog to Remain Until at Least 2023   Officials blamed the coronavirus pandemic for their failure to significantly reduce the appeals logjam. They expect the case backlog to continue until at least 2023.   “We don’t have the timeline yet. We’re working to set that,” BVA chair Cheryl Mason told the House VA …

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How to increase your VA disability rating

How To Increase Your VA Disability Rating

Generally, a combination of a medical diagnosis, the disability’s symptoms, and its effect on the Veteran’s everyday life determines the amount of benefits the disabled Veteran receives. A change in any one of these areas could significantly, and positively, affect your VA disability rating. The amount of monthly financial benefits depends primarily on the disability rating. …

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VA Disabilities

Most Common VA Disabilities

The Veterans Administration recently released results for the 2019 fiscal year .  Including the most common VA disabilities. In its defense, the VA’s fiscal year is different from the calendar year. And 2020 was a very busy year for all government agencies, including the VA. Other priorities, such as vaccinating as many Veterans as possible, …

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Successful Veterans Class Action Claims

Successful Veterans Class Action Claims   VA disability claims are individual claims. A doctor examines the veteran and determines the extent of the disability. Then a Claims Examiner determines if the Veteran’s disability is service-related. Both these determinations are subject to higher review. Class Action Claims are different in many ways.   Individual Veterans may …

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