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 Would Need Staff of 4,000 To Clear Records Backlog

The Veterans Affairs Department would have to employ 4,000 more workers in order to scan billions of pages of paper benefit claims, William Bosanko,...

VA Gives More Excuses About Disability Backlog

Yesterday, the VA provided still more excuses about its failure to address the disability claims backlog. The House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing was...

VHA Infecting Veterans, Bad Fiduciaries

Hi there – hope your week is starting off on the right foot. The weather here in Minneapolis is starting to feel like a...

People Who Help Disability Claims

This is something I had not thought of throughout my disability claims battles with the Department of Veterans Affairs over the years. Only recently...

Mailbag: VA Healthcare Same as Civilian?

On Monday, I had an exchange with a disabled veteran about healthcare from the Veterans Affairs. The discussion was about whether VA healthcare is...

Weekly QB: Veterans Affairs Situation Room

Hi, how are you doing today? I wanted to write a bit today about my experiences of the last week and things to look for...

Spina Bifida Program Blocks Vietnam Veteran

DEVELOPING STORY: Overview: We have teamed up with a Vietnam veteran to investigate Spina Bifida. We are now gathering information for the future investigation of...

Half of Calif. Disability Claims Decided Wrong

Recent audits show California regional offices are not processing disability claims correctly 50 percent of the time. On average, California regional offices made errors in...

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