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Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  Veterans Benefits  /  No Comments

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Grants are available to help certain disabled veterans buy or adapt a home to meet your needs. The program aims to help vets with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to live independently in a barrier-free living environment. To be eligible, veterans first must apply for disability benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Once […]

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Get An Independent Medical Evaluation to Support Your VA Appeal

By   /  January 8, 2017  /  Veterans Benefits  /  No Comments

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Dear Disability Advisor, I’m currently appealing a decision based off my C&P exam for an increase.  I asked for an increase on my left knee that is service connected and is rated at 10%.  My left knee buckles and gives out twice a month, it pops every time I walk and has daily pain around […]

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An Increase In Severity Of A Non-Military Service-Connected Disability

By   /  December 30, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  No Comments

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Dear Disability Advisor, USMC 1977, three weeks into training I broke my wrist doing jump down push-ups and was sent home (from) my position because of scare tactics of operation and recovery time by USMC. I filed for velocities. They said it was an old break, had arthritis in it. (They) said it was an oversight at recruitment […]

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How You Can Qualify For VA Benefits

By   /  December 17, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  No Comments

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Learn more about how to apply for the many types of VA disability benefits available to veterans and their dependants for service-related illnesses and injury.

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Veterans Disability Benefits: How to Apply and Submit Your Claim

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  No Comments

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Winning approval for military service-connected injuries and illnesses can be a challenging process. We’ll show you how to optimize your VA disability claim.

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Disabled American Veterans Are Entitled to Compensation

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  90 Comments

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About 600,000 veterans have a service-connected disability – that’s one out of every four of the 2.3 million vets who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, disability compensation is “a monetary benefit paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated […]

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Understanding Veterans Disability Benefits

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  173 Comments

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Veterans’ are entitled to compensation for disability from an injury or disease that occurred (or was aggravated) during active military service. This applies to partial or full disability, on a scale from 0 – 100% disabled, depending on how much the condition interferes with your normal life functions. Type of military service In order to […]

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Do VA Disability Benefits apply only if I’m permanently disabled?

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  18 Comments

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Many may think VA disability benefits only apply to someone whose injuries are so severe that they’re confined to a wheelchair or have lost a limb. However, disability compensation is available to any veteran who has a physical or mental illness or injury incurred during, or aggravated by, military service. For each condition that is […]

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Increase in VA Disability Claims for PTSD

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  90 Comments

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The VA disability claims, and benefits paid out, for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are increasing. In 2009, PTSD was the third most common approved VA disability condition for vets from Iraq and Afghanistan, after tinnitus and neck/back strain. PTSD a common result of combat Post-traumatic stress disorder is the most common mental health disorder experienced […]

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Veterans Disability Benefits – How do I apply?

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Veterans Benefits  /  15 Comments

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To receive veterans disability benefits, you need to be officially designated as “disabled” by the Department of Veterans Affairs. According to the DVA, you need to be at least 10% disabled “because of injuries or diseases that were incurred in or aggravated during active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training” to be […]

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