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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.

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...
Blue Water Vietnam Veterans

Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Legislation Not Dead, Not Yet

Lawmakers are hoping to pass the reintroduced legislation supporting presumptive benefits for “blue water” Vietnam veterans that died on Capitol Hill last year. Veterans exposed...
Wait Time Fraud

Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Disabled Veteran In VA Fiduciary

A Pennsylvania man pled guilty recently to defrauding a disabled veteran in the VA Fiduciary program of $316,360. The man, Jason Ehrhart, will serve out...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS IG

IG: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Disability Claims Repeatedly Botched

A new IG report shows nearly half of disability claims for veterans seeking benefits for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) were botched resulting in both...

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