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Disability Compensation

Veterans Denied Rights Of Ancient Magna Carta

Since last week, I have been discussing the Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) and the ton of legal end ethical problems surrounding the new documents....

Why Did A VA Advisory Laugh At Chief Judge Kasold DBQ Critique?

A VA Advisory Counsel laughed at a critique about disability benefits questionnaires (DBQ) from US Court of Veterans Appeals (CAVC) Chief Judge Kasold. And...

New VA Forms ‘Obliterated’ Non-Adversarial Process

Many veterans organizations claim the new VA forms required to file disability compensation claims “obliterated” the non-adversarial process VA is required to adhere to. Ron...

West Point Professor Dan Gade Says Disability Pay ‘Harmful’

Professor Dan Gade says disability pay for disabled veterans is “harmful” and that it causes the veteran to “lose the sense of identity and...

The ‘Mystery’ Sources Of Special Monthly Compensation Law

One veteran’s wife contacted me recently about Special Monthly Compensation (SMC), and I’m embarrassed to say I did not have a great answer for her...

VR&E – What Happens When Your VA Disability Goes Up?

Veterans wrote in yesterday with questions about VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment to find out what happens when your VA disability rating increases. The...

Check Out The Updated VA M21-1MR Disability Manual

Department of Veterans Affairs has hundreds of guides, handbooks and manuals including download PDF of this entire M21-1MR Part I VA Disability Compensation Manual. The M21-1MR...

St. Louis VA Regional Office Disability Program A Mess

Agency watchdog VA OIG just released its report discussing findings on the ground concerning disability compensation at the St. Louis VA Regional Office. Problems...

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