Disability Compensation

Veterans Apply For Disability In Historic Numbers

America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former...

For Disability, California Veterans Wait Longer

Disabled veterans living in the Bay Area, seen at the Oakland Regional Office, wait an average of 313 days for the Dept of Veterans...

Is Army PTSD Misdiagnosis Scandal Also Fraud?

Recent comments uncovered by Army investigation reveal possible high-level medical fraud being committed against active duty military personnel. To prevent fair disability ratings for servicemembers...

Is VA Choosing Corrupt Contractor Over Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recent response to allegations of its back door dealings to avoid hiring veterans was nothing short of embarrassing....

The Decision Review Officer and You: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

(Also known as my “that's f-ed up” blog post.)Last week I had a hellish Decision Review Officer hearing. This hearing told me what the...

What the Lindsay Lohan Effect Can Teach You About Disability Claims

Here’s one to Lindsay Lohan and the “not surprised theory.”The best advice I ever received I get just prior to enlisting, “Document everything.” This...

Recent Articles

Thousands Of Veterans Wrongly Denied GI Bill Benefits Court Says

Veterans entitled to both Montgomery GI Bill and Post-9/11 GI Bill were wrongly denied one year of entitlement according to a recent federal court...

Veteran Medical Records Illegally Accessed In Alleged Smear Campaign

A former VA employee just pled guilty for computer fraud in an illegal scheme to access the medical records of a veteran...

VA Scanning Backlog Five Miles High (That’s Not A Typo)

IG just issued a report revealing Veterans Health Administration has a new backlog - - this time it’s a massive pile of...

Family Of ‘Murdered’ Veteran Seeks $6 Million From VA In Damages

An active homicide investigation is underway at a VA medical center located at Clarksburg, W.Va. At least nine suspicious deaths are under investigations and...

Disabled Veteran Student Loan Forgiveness To Be Streamlined

President Donald Trump ordered his administration to create streamlined procedures for student loan forgiveness of certain disabled veteran.By...

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