Veterans Disability Info Blog



VA Deliberately Hiding Unacceptable Patient Wait Times

Our nation vows to take care of its veterans, but VA hospitals continue to delay patient care appointments, in some cases long enough to result in death. Now, Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says the Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to hide just how bad the wait times are.
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VA Skimps On Mental Health Budget despite OTH Discharge Expansion

VA Skimps On Mental Health Budget despite OTH Discharge Expansion

Despite deficiencies in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs recent budget proposal, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced he will continue to focus efforts on a new program that will expand VA mental health care to former service members with less than honorable...

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

Veterans who work to serve and protect our nation’s citizens deserve the highest quality medical care. Unfortunately, VA hospitals are often short-staffed and overwhelmed. Overworked physicians with less-than-optimal medical equipment and supplies may offer negligent care, or worse, create...


VA Finalizes Rules to Deal with the Contaminated Water at Camp Lejuene

VA Finalizes Rules to Deal with the Contaminated Water at Camp Lejuene

Veterans who are exposed to the contaminated water at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune over a 35-year period can now apply for veterans’ disability compensation using new rules that were just recently finalized.  This change in approach with these cases is expected to affect as many...

Entitlement to Service Connection for PTSD Granted After 42 Years

Entitlement to Service Connection for PTSD Granted After 42 Years

In April 1975 U.S. Forces participated in Operations Eagle Pull and Frequent Wind.  These operations were designed to help evacuate Saigon and Cambodia.  Our client, Larry, participated in these evacuations and he experienced the fright that comes from fear of impending hostile...

Whistleblower Wins $857K Cash For Exposing Hayner Hoyt SDVOSB Fraud

Whistleblower Wins $857K Cash For Exposing Hayner Hoyt SDVOSB Fraud

Are you an employee of a service-disabled veteran-owned small business who suspects fraud against the government set-aside contract program? Whistleblower John Rubar recently won $857,000 for reporting allegations that New York-based construction company, Hayner Hoyt, fraudulently obtained a...

Whistleblower Rewards for Veterans Who Report Defense Contractor Fraud

Whistleblower Rewards for Veterans Who Report Defense Contractor Fraud

As soldiers, veterans and military contractors, we pride ourselves on the services we provide to our nation. The government offers hundreds of billions of dollars each year to defense contractors and private security companies who work to keep America strong.
While the VA struggles to provide...