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.

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...
Wait Time Fraud

IG Report: Audiology Wait Time Fraud Investigated At Baltimore VA

IG just issued its report into fraud allegations at Baltimore VA into audiology wait times possibly impacting veterans seeking disability benefits for hearing loss: The...

VA Evades Accountability During Congressional Hearing On Disability Exams

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs called in VA to explain the agency's failure to manage its contractor exam program for disability compensation claims....
Partisan Veterans Law Judges

WaPo: White House Politicized Selection Of Veterans Law Judges

Washington Post and a host of other media publishers allege the White House politicized the selection process of Veterans Law Judges when it rejected...
Veterans Law Judges

Trump Approval Of New Veterans Law Judges Appears Almost Nowhere

Department of Veterans Affairs has done very little to promote advancements at the Board of Veterans Appeals including hiring Veterans Law Judges. So, I...

Headed To Washington DC For NOVA Conference

Well, it is about that time of year for the bi-annual NOVA conference to educate veterans benefits lawyers about the newest tricks and schemes...

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