Posts by Jon Corra

4 Strategies to Overcome Your VA Disability Denial

If you’re a Veteran who is considering filing a VA Disability claim, you might look to the VA for guidance. The VA has a great website and even a blog written by a diverse group of Veterans that can provide a substantial amount of information. The VA, however, doesn’t talk much about how many Veterans…

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June 2018 VA Disability Facebook Live Q and A Replay

Jon:                        Alright everyone, thanks for joining us today for our VA Disability Q/A. We’re currently sitting here with Devon Burnfield and Jess Hacker- Jess:                      Hello! Jon:                        From our VA Disability team. Now, you guys know Jess. SHe’s done these videos before, but you may not know Devon. Devon is a case manager, but I wanted…

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7 Hacks for Filling Out Your Initial Application For VA Benefits

If you’ve done any research about VA Disability Compensation and easiest things to claim for VA disability, then you know it takes a while. You’ve also likely heard that the process can take a while and that filing a claim will eventually lead to frustration. What you’re not likely to read though, is how to apply…

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All About The VA Debt Management Center

If you are a Veteran who has applied for VA disability compensation claim, you already know that few aspects of the process are pleasant.   This is especially true if you’ve ever been involved in a situation that led to calling the VA’s 1-800 number.   Some Veterans have shared stories in which they’ve been…

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About C&P Exams

Our firm focuses on three areas of law: Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, and Veterans Disability. In all three areas, medical evidence is very important to the outcome of the case.   In Social Security, medical evidence can help determine if a person is disabled. In a Personal Injury claim, medical evidence can help determine…

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How to prove a PTSD Stressor

PTSD may be getting more attention now, but it’s been an issue that has been facing Veterans for decades. Regardless of whether a Veteran served during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, or on any combat mission, developing PTSD is a real possibility.   When developed as a result of combat, a Veteran does…

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Taking Another Look At Deferred VA Decisions

When most Veterans think of their rating decision from the VA, they most likely believe they will either be approved or denied. This is logical because the VA is trying to determine if you’re disabled or not.   So, approved or denied are sensible assumptions for a decision. However, there is a third option that…

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Suicide Rates Among Veterans Still High

Suicide rates remain high among Veterans. Back in September of 2017, VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin stated, “We know that of the 20 suicides a day that we reported last year, 14 are not under VA care. This is a national public health issue that requires a concerted, national approach.” Every suicide is a tragic…

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How Veterans Can Service Connect for Headaches

Since 2011, headaches have been one of the most popular topics covered on this blog. Many readers may be surprised to realize just how many Vets struggle with headaches.   Men and women who served in recent conflicts may have headaches as a result of Traumatic Brain Injuries. Veterans who served in Iraq, both recently…

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