Posts by Jon Corra

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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5 Hidden Benefits of Hiring a VA Disability Attorney

Most Veterans who are applying for VA Disability haven’t hired a VA lawyer before. While some people associate all attorneys with what they see on TV, there is no “Law and Order” for VA Disability attorneys. While the type of work most VA attorneys perform may not be as glamorous or dramatic as what is…

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How a Prehearing Helps Your VA Disability Claim

  When individuals are asked to recall the last time they felt really nervous, many situations come to mind. Perhaps it was a wedding, or joining the military, or  even buying a home for the first time. What do all of these situations have in common, besides their ability to induce a case of nerves?…

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Can A Veteran Work While Receiving VA Disability?

Working while on VA disability : Since there is a lot of misinformation about the VA Disability Process many veterans aren’t aware of how certain aspects work. For instance, many Veterans assume that VA disability works just like Social Security Disability. Social Security Disability is a program in place for individuals who can’t work because…

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Camp Lejeune Presumptive List May Soon be a Reality

Camp Lejeune has been home to Marines and their families for decades. Its location relative to the Atlantic Ocean makes for quick deployments. Most people underestimate the size of the base. Camp Lejeune is actually 246 square miles. To put that in perspective, in West Virginia, the capital city of Charleston is nearly 33 square…

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Trusted Veterans Disability Attorney Ensures Long-Term TBI Benefits

A number of service men and women who served their time in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have reportedly suffered from traumatic brain injury (TBI), a serious condition that can lead to a lifetime of pain and suffering when left untreated or unchecked. Data from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center showed that…

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