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The VA Disability 5 Year Rule

The VA Disability 5 Year Rule

The VA may require reexamination of a veteran who is receiving service-connected compensation. The VA may do a typical outpatient C&P exam or require a hospital observation period. The applicable regulation is 38 C.F.R. § 3.327(a). This provision allows for reexamination to ascertain...

How to Check VA Claim Status

How to Check VA Claim Status

VA disability benefits can be difficult, but knowing how to check your VA claim status and monitor the status of your claim or appeal might bring some relief.
How To Check the Status of a VA Claim To check their VA claims status, most Veterans choose to go on to the VA website and sign in...


VA Benefits for Exposure to Hawaii Red Hill Jet Fuel Leak

VA Benefits for Exposure to Hawaii Red Hill Jet Fuel Leak

Thousands of military service members and military families stationed in and around Oahu’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam are suffering adverse health problems from toxic jet fuel exposure.
On November 22, the Navy reported a 14,000-gallon fuel leak from a fire suppression drain line...

Can I Work and Collect VA Disability Benefits?

Can I Work and Collect VA Disability Benefits?

VA disability benefits aim to help replace the income veterans would earn from work had they not been injured due to their time in service. So, is it possible to make money and collect disability benefits?
In general, yes. But there are exceptions. In this article, we’ll clarify when...



Gulf War Veterans Win Five-Year Gulf War Syndrome VA Claims Extension

Gulf War Veterans Win Five-Year Gulf War Syndrome VA Claims Extension

Congress has granted an estimated 200,000 Gulf War veterans affected by Gulf War Syndrome more time to file presumptive disability claims for benefits. VA has extended the cutoff date five more years, now set at December 31, 2026.
What Are VA Presumptive Conditions For The Gulf War? Medical...