Disability Compensation

Disability Compensation

Filing for VA disability is the first step of many veterans right out of service. Unfortunately, the process is a very difficult one with landmines everywhere. Knowing tips to navigate this process is vital to a fair rating.

VA Disability Rating

How To Get A Higher Disability Rating

How to manage your VA claim for disability compensation Filing disability claims with the Dept of Veterans Affairs is tricky. Getting documentation together for one...
VA Disability

Secretary Wants To Redo VA Disability, Present System ‘Not Sustainable’

With all the talk about cutting Individual Unemployability benefits, the new VA secretary may be pushing for an even more radical step to VA...
Disability Compensation Letter

Sample Disability Compensation Letter

Here is a sample of the first two pages of my application for disability compensation to the Dept of Veterans Affairs. If you want...
Disabled Elderly Veterans

Disabled Elderly Veterans Thrown Under Bus, DAV, Legion Silent On Cut Proposal, AMVETS Speaks...

Let's give a shout out to AMVETS for speaking out against cuts to benefits for severely disabled elderly veterans while Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and...
Gulf War Illness GAO Report

Gulf War Illness Report Finds VA Rejects 80 Percent Disability Claims

A report released Monday revealed VA denies 4 of 5 disability claims for veterans claiming disability for Gulf War illness despite evidence showing over...

VA Screwing TBI Vets – Here are the Quick Facts for Your TBI Evaluation

VA gives tons of TBI evaluations every day, but before your TBI evaluation, make sure you are armed with the facts. Today, I put together this...
VA Disability QTC Medical Services

QTC Wins $6.8 Billion VA Contract, Or, Did VA Just Award Itself A Contract?

QTC Medical Services was just awarded the prime contract to perform disability compensation examinations for VA with a ceiling of $6.8 billion, again. QTC, a...

Top 5 Individual Unemployability Misconceptions

I recently talked with an evaluator for Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU). The evaluator, a friendly chap, had some confusion about what the Dept...

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