Presumptive Disease

What Is A Presumptive Disease? A Presumptive Disease is a disease that can be related to a Veteran’s qualifying military service. For example, the VA has recognized certain cancers and other health problems as presumptive diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service. Many of these herbicides contain Dioxins; a […]

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What is a “Nehmer Claim”?

What is a “Nehmer Claim”? Who is eligible? This article details the origin of a Nehmer Claim. Also it provides information on who is eligible. “Nehmer” refers to the series of rulings resulting from a 1987 class-action lawsuit. Beverly Nehmer, the Vietnam Veterans of America and nine Vietnam veterans or widows, filed a federal class […]

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Prove An Agent Orange Presumptive Disease

Evidence Needed to Prove an Agent Orange Presumptive Disease Information on evidence needed to prove an Agent Orange presumptive disease.  The VA requires the following evidence if you are seeking Disability Compensation for an Agent Orange presumptive disease: A medical diagnosis of a disease associated with Agent Orange. Competent evidence of service in Vietnam or […]

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