Veterans Disability Info Blog


Comments on the Recent Firing of Two Top Wounded Warrior Project Executives

I was saddened to see news of the termination of two top executives from the Wounded Warrior Project. CEO Steve Nardizzi and COO Al Giordano were fired based on allegations of wasteful spending and actions that cast the organization in a negative light. The allegations tended to suggest that the...

Recent Report Highlights Problems in the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office

Veteran’s disability benefits claims have been incorrectly cataloged in the St. Petersburg VA regional office. Steep backlog and inefficient data processing are responsible for the discrepancy, according to a report made public by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. An anonymous tip...

CAVC Remand for Back Injury Based on the Failure to Consider Journal Entries

A common problem when appealing a VA denial of benefits is where a veteran does not have documentation in his service treatment records of an injury in the service. Our veteran’s benefits law firm recently had a case where we obtained a remand at the CAVC back to the BVA in a case that...


CAVC Remand in PTSD Case for Not Addressing Fear of Hostile Attack

In some cases when the VA denies a claim for PTSD, it often neglects to consider whether the veteran was in a combat theater and in fear of a hostile military or terrorist attack. Our lawyers recently got a remand at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans claims for a veteran who was exposed to...

Veteran’s Clinics See Increase in Lupus Cases Among Military Population

Can your military service make you ill? Research shows that lupus among the military population is becoming more prevalent. Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease whose signs and symptoms can last for years. The disease can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body)...




Winning Veterans Benefits for Pancreatic Cancer Due to Agent Orange Exposure

For many disabled veterans who were exposed to Agent-Orange, winning service connection for a disease not presumed to be caused by Agent Orange exposure seems like an impossible task. Often, these veterans call our veterans benefits law firm because they have various forms of cancer and other...