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At Long Last, Blue Water Navy Veterans Win Agent Orange Benefits

At Long Last, Blue Water Navy Veterans Win Agent Orange Benefits

Marking an enormous, long-overdue victory for Vietnam veterans, the Federal Circuit set precedent Tuesday in a decision that finally extends Agent Orange presumption to “blue water” Navy veterans. For over a decade, the VA has excluded these up to 90,000 Vietnam veterans from receiving...



Who’s Responsible When Your VA Benefits Appeal Isn’t Going Anywhere?

It’s understandable that a veteran who suffers from severe disabling conditions and who lacking the ability to work would be frustrated by how long it take VA to resolve his appeal.  One of the complaints I hear from veterans is that their lawyer isn’t doing anything to move their...



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...

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...