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The Frightening Facts About Opioid Addiction and Our Veterans

Opioid Addiction and Our Veterans

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), patients of the Veterans Health Administration are twice as likely to die from accidental overdose than non-Veterans. Thankfully, action has finally been taken. On April 30, 2019, a press release came out of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)…

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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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VA Disability Claim Myths

There are some common reasons Veterans don’t want to make a VA disability claim Myth: I don’t have a disability. It’s unfortunate that there is a stigma around the term “disability”. A better way to look at a VA disability claim is to say, “I have a medical condition that occurred during, or was caused…

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Coast Guard Veterans Exposed Agent Orange

Coast Guard Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange The eastern region of the U.S. is home to many Coast Guard Veterans, many of whom make West Virginia their home. Some of our honored Veterans may have been exposed to a toxic herbicide known as Agent Orange. In September of 2011, the VA made an announcement that…

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MARINE BENEFITS

Marine Benefits Marine Veterans Benefits Attorneys As a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, you went bravely into harm’s way to fulfill your mission. You honored the Marine Corps’ motto, “Semper Fi,” — always faithful. As a Marine veteran, you have a right to expect your country to keep the faith, too, if you have…

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ARMY VETERANS

Army Veterans Army Veterans Benefits Lawyer You served your country as a member of the U.S. Army and returned home to move ahead with your life. But your path forward has been more difficult because of injuries or illnesses related to your years of military service. Army veterans who have service-connected disabilities or conditions made…

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GULF WAR ILLNESS

Gulf War Illness Gulf War Illness Claims Gulf War Veterans may have been exposed to a wide range of different environmental and chemical hazards. The VA offers a free Gulf War Registry health exam to any Gulf War Veteran to gauge the possible health problems related to their service. Some Gulf War exposures include: Vaccinations…

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FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia VA disability for Fibromyalgia Since returning from military service, you may experience flare-ups of fatigue, widespread pain and or stiffness and persistent tenderness in multiple areas of the body. You may have fibromyalgia (FM).   Fibromyalgia is a common health condition that affects about one out of 20 people in the general population. Studies…

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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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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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