How To Determine If A Veteran Has PTSD

Determine If A Veteran Has PTSD

How to Determine If A Veteran Has PTSD Learning how to determine if a Veteran has PTSD can be an intimidating task. Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is one of the most complex disorders treated by the VA, and one of the hardest to diagnose. It is a mental disorder that develops when the individual …

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Changes Proposed for VA Healthcare Infrastructure

VA Healthcare

Changes Proposed for VA Healthcare Infrastructure   The Department of Veterans Affairs has finalized its recommendations to Congress to modernize VA healthcare facilities and improve working conditions for VA employees. The recommendations were submitted under the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission, mandated by Congress in 2018. President Biden has until February 2023 to approve …

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VA Disability Back Pay

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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Biden Endorses Burn Pit Legislation

Burn Pit Legislation

Biden Endorses Burn Pit Legislation   President Biden endorsed Burn Pit Legislation when traveling to Fort Worth, Texas on March 8, 2022. In his effort to urge Congress and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to provide better health benefits and medical care for military veterans who were exposed to burn pits during service. …

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VA Disability Attorney

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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The Two Components Of TDIU Claims

Components Of TDIU Claims

The Two Components Of TDIU Claims There are two components of TDIU claims.  Sometimes, the Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability claims are straightforward. The veteran is not working, a VA doctor says the Veteran cannot work, and the Veteran has a disability rating that meets the requirements. But other times, there is some doubt …

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supplemental review

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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