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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.

Traumatic Brain Injury Blood Test

New Traumatic Brain Injury Blood Test Approved By FDA

Health.mil just announced a new blood test to help detect serious traumatic brain injuries was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Using tax dollars,...
Individual Unemployability

TDIU: How To Get Total Disability Individual Unemployability In 2019

Individual Unemployability (IU) is one of the top VA benefits for disabled veterans, but a lot of confusion and myths surround the benefit that...
Appeals Modernization

Veterans Affairs Launches New Claims And Appeals Modernization Process

The Department of Veterans Affairs just released its new procedures governing benefits claims and appeals as part of the 2017 appeals modernization laws. This is...
VA Benefits Appeals Change

VA Benefits Rolls Out Biggest Appeals Changes In Decades Next Week

The biggest changes to VA benefits appeals in decades will roll out next week that will speed up some claims at the expense of...
VBA Stakeholder Meeting

Questions For Today’s VBA Stakeholder Meeting, 2 PM EST (Sign Up!)

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is holding a stakeholder meeting on January 31 at 2:00 pm EST that all veterans should sign up to...
Federal Circuit Blue Water Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam Veterans To Win VA Benefits Worth Thousands After Court Ruling

A new Federal Circuit decision will result in awards of VA benefits to up to 90,000 "blue water" Vietnam veterans previously denied benefits based...
Mike Sanders TDIU 18 Cents

Disabled Veteran Loses TDIU Pay Over 18 Cents Income In 1 Year

One veteran with a Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) rating had his disability cut by $1,900 over 18 cents in income from 2017. Mike Sanders,...
Anthrax Vaccines Bad Batches

New Anthrax Vaccine Email On Bad Batches Requires Scrutiny

A new anthrax vaccine email purportedly from USAF addressing bad batches and 100 percent disability benefits requires scrutiny. The new email states soldiers may be...

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