Veterans Disability Info Blog


What is a Buddy Letter for PTSD?

What is a Buddy Letter for PTSD?

Claims for disability compensation based on service connection of PTSD are one of the most commonly filed claims, but such claims are not without pitfalls.
In general, a VA claim requires the following:
(1) a current diagnosis; (2) an in-service occurrence; and (3) a medical link...

Work as a Hospital Corpsman or Medic as a Stressor for PTSD

Work as a Hospital Corpsman or Medic as a Stressor for PTSD

As a veteran's disability attorney, a substantial part of our practice is devoted towards representing veterans with PTSD. Although the rules of ethics would prohibit me from saying that we specialize in PTSD cases, I will say that we have a significant concentration in representing veterans with...


Proving Military Sexual Assault When the Incident Was Not Reported

As a veterans’ disability lawyer who represents the victims of military sexual assault, I know how frustrating it can be when VA denies a claim for PTSD. The trauma and devastation of being sexually assaulted often causes deep shame and guilt. There is often a corresponding hesitancy to...