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Veterans Day in Times of Change

Veterans Day in Times of Change

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. As usual, many news outlets are largely focusing on all the deals and freebies that will be available to our valued military and the numerous fundraisers and parades that will take place across the country, notably, the “America's Parade” in NYC, which is...

VA Considers Adding New Diseases to the Agent Orange List

VA Considers Adding New Diseases to the Agent Orange List

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald is considering adding several diseases to a list of 15 conditions associated with Agent Orange exposure. This move would help disabled Vietnam veterans and their families significantly by easing the path to service connection for...

Claiming DIC Benefits for Diseases Caused By Service Connected PTSD

Claiming DIC Benefits for Diseases Caused By Service Connected PTSD

Has the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) denied your Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) benefits claim because they don’t feel post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) causes vascular dementia or adult failure to thrive?
VA examiners continue to view PTSD as a narrow,...

PTSD Provides Service Connection for a Host of Diseases and Illnesses

PTSD Provides Service Connection for a Host of Diseases and Illnesses

Are you a veteran with service connected post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who suffers from other disabilities or illnesses? Far too often, veterans do not realize that PTSD can lead to a wide array of health problems, including diabetes, sleep apnea, cardiovascular issues - even...

VA Now Pays Reproductive Assistance (IVF) Costs for Injured Veterans

VA Now Pays Reproductive Assistance (IVF) Costs for Injured Veterans

Are you a veteran who suffered a reproductive injury during service? Here’s some positive news:
Veterans who have suffered brain, spinal cord or reproductive organ damage during service are finally eligible for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) benefits after a 24-year ban on Veterans’...


Two Costly Mistakes Veterans Make in Filing a Claim for TDIU

Two Costly Mistakes Veterans Make in Filing a Claim for TDIU

Has the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) denied your benefits claim for a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU)? Veterans seeking TDIU benefits are essentially asking for the 100% rate even though their service connected disability ratings do not add up to...