This is the Agent Orange presumptives list. There are only certain conditions that veterans can connect to their Agent Orange exposure. However, veterans can secondarily service-connect a lot of conditions.
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In This Article About Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions:
Agent Orange Presumptives List For Exposed Veterans
- AL Amyloidosis A rare disease caused when an abnormal protein, amyloid, enters tissues or organs.
- Bladder Cancer Cancer of the bladder.
- Chronic B-cell Leukemias A type of cancer which affects white blood cells.
- Chloracne (or similar acneform disease) A skin condition that occurs soon after exposure to chemicals and looks like common forms of acne seen in teenagers. Under VA’s rating regulations, it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of exposure to herbicides.
- Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 A disease characterized by high blood sugar levels resulting from the body’s inability to respond properly to the hormone insulin
- Hodgkin’s Disease A malignant lymphoma (cancer) characterized by progressive enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen, and by progressive anemia.
- Hypothyroidism A disease that occurs when thyroid hormone levels are too low.
- Ischemic Heart Disease A disease characterized by a reduced supply of blood to the heart, that leads to chest pain
- Multiple Myeloma A cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell in bone marrow.
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma A group of cancers that affect the lymph glands and other lymphatic tissue.
- Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s-Like Symptoms A progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects muscle movement.
- Peripheral Neuropathy, Early-Onset A nervous system condition that causes numbness, tingling, and motor weakness. Under VA’s rating regulations, it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of herbicide exposure.
- Porphyria Cutanea Tarda A disorder characterized by liver dysfunction and by thinning and blistering of the skin in sun-exposed areas. Under VA’s rating regulations, it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of exposure to herbicides.
- Prostate Cancer Cancer of the prostate; one of the most common cancers among men.
- Respiratory Cancers (includes lung cancer) Cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus.
- Soft Tissue Sarcomas (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma, or mesothelioma) A group of different types of cancers in body tissues such as muscle, fat, blood and lymph vessels, and connective tissues.
Agent Orange Presumptives List Condition Denials
Every day the Veterans Administration wrongly denies Veterans Benefits for Agent Orange presumptive list conditions. If you were denied an Agent Orange presumptive list condition or rated too low, you have the option to appeal that decision. However, you only have a certain amount of time to file an appeal for Agent Orange presumptives. If you were denied, talk with our Agent Orange veterans disability benefit appeal lawyers. Our law firm can help you understand what legal options are available to you after an Agent Orange claim denial.
Help For Veterans Who Can’t Work
Veterans who can’t work from Agent Orange presumptives may be entitled to receive Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits. TDIU benefits are for veterans who have trouble keeping or obtaining meaningful employment. TDIU benefits pay eligible veterans more than $3,332.06 a month. If your service-connected disabilities prevent you from working, you may be eligible for Agent Orange VA Individual Unemployability benefits.
Some veterans are also eligible for VA Aid & Attendance benefits. If you have trouble doing everyday things such as showering or getting around these benefits may also be available.
Hiring an Agent Orange Presumptives Condition Lawyer
Proving conditions from the Agent Orange presumptive list can be difficult. There are many deadlines and VA regulations that most Veterans are not aware of. Woods and Woods veterans disability lawyers never charge a penny unless we win your claim. There is never an upfront fee you must pay and we never touch your future benefits. Woods and Woods Agent Orange VA Disability lawyers have worked with thousands upon thousands of victims from Agent Orange. The call is free and so is the advice.