Veteran’s Disability Blog

A Lifeline for Veterans with PTSD or Other Mental Health Issues

Veterans with PTSD or Other Mental Health Issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Did you know that 30 percent of active duty and reserve military personnel deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have a mental health condition requiring treatment? Of that percentage, approximately 730,000 men and women experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression. Here is where we as a nation are failing our…

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How Range of Motion Impacts Your VA Disability Claim

Range of Motion Impacts

Regardless of their branch of service or Military Occupational Specialty, most Veterans had a physically demanding experience while serving. This is obvious for Veterans who served in combat, but it may not be as obvious for those weren’t in combat. Everyday life in the Military is physically demanding. Everything from ruck marches to the type…

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Individual Unemployability vs. 100% Schedular Rating

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 of their disabilities. VA Disability Compensation…

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The 6 Biggest Mistakes Veterans Make at C&P Exams

6 Biggest Mistakes Veterans Make at VA C&P Exams

Most Veterans pursuing a VA Disability claim are subject to a Compensation and Pension Exam (C&P Exam). For those who have not filed a claim before, a C&P Exam is a medical exam performed by a medical provider at the VA. These exams are directly related to the claims Veterans file when they apply for…

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Why Hire An Attorney For Your VA Disability Claim

Attorney For Your VA Disability Claim

Have you ventured to the market recently and been overwhelmed by the number of choices there are for each product? Ice cream is a good example. Most grocers have an aisle dedicated to ice cream. If you don’t have a specific flavor and brand in mind, you could be overcome with anxiety due to the…

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You may be entitled to thousands of dollars in back pay

VA disability back pay

It’s no secret that the VA Disability process is confusing. There isn’t a lot of information available, and much of the information that is available is outdated or incorrect. This becomes even more evident when our attorneys and staff discuss back pay with Veterans. Many Veterans aren’t aware they can receive back pay for their…

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4 Mistakes Veterans Make When They’re Approved

For most Veterans, the disability process is long and frustrating. When a Veteran gets approved, they are usually relieved that the journey is over. However, the journey isn’t necessarily over when you are approved. There are still several things a Veteran may need to do once their claim is approved. Here are the 4 most…

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The Best Kept Secret at the VA: The Debt Management Center

VA Debt Management Center

If you are a Veteran who has applied for VA disability compensation, you already know that a 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 placed on…

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