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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.

MLK Day Forum Of Hate

MLK Day – VA Still Silent On Victims Of Racist Forum Of Hate Veterans...

This Martin Luther King Day, it is important to note VA has not announced a fix for any veterans impacted by racist “Forum Of...
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DUH: Biden Finally Links Burn Pit Brain Cancer To Son’s Death

Former Vice President Joe Biden finally linked burn pits and brain cancer to his son’s death in 2015 following burn pit exposure at Camp...
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Veterans Law Judges Removed For Forum Of Hate Racist ‘KKK’, Homophobic Slurs

Seven years of racist and homophobic rants by Veterans Law Judges on their secret Forum Of Hate at the Board of Veterans Appeals resulted...
Yale Law School Class Action

Yale Law School Files Class Action Against Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

Monday, Yale Law School filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of veterans exposed to radiation from hydrogen bombs leaking radioactive plutonium 239. Yale law...
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Individual Unemployability Cuts On The Way? Team Trump Quietly Rolls Out Obama Admin Initiated...

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, is enacting rule changes that could impact Individual Unemployability claims for veterans who are severely disabled and unable to hold traditional...
Roanoke VA combat veterans

VA OIG: Roanoke VA Illegally Closed 84% Of Appeals In Bonus Fraud Scheme

A new VA OIG investigation concluded employees at Roanoke VA Regional Office falsified appeals numbers and illegally closed 84% of appeals. The employees were blamed...
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Vietnam Veterans Who Ate Raw Fish At Risk Of Cholangiocarcinoma, A Rare Liver Cancer

A new study suggests some Vietnam veterans may be dying from a slow-acting parasite linked to a rare liver cancer called cholangiocarcinoma. This spring, VA...
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Veterans Affairs Secretary Admits VA Is ‘Adversarial’ For Veterans

In a landmark statement, Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin, MD, admitted the process of securing veterans benefits is "adversarial" for veterans. To my knowledge, this...

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