Army disability benefits are for veterans who have service-connected physical and mental disabilities. If you have questions about Army disability benefits, give us a call. Our Army disability benefits lawyers offer free legal consultations at no cost to you. We will help you figure out what legal options are available to you. For help, please fill out the online contact form or call toll-free (866) 232-5777.
About Army Disability Benefits
Army disability benefits are available to veterans who served active duty in the U.S. Army. These disability benefits are paid monthly to veterans who qualify. Some Army veterans are receiving more than $3,621.95 a month from the Veterans Administration. These benefits are a safety net for disabled veterans and their families.
Qualifying Conditions for Army Disability Benefits
To qualify for Army disability benefits your conditions must be considered service-connected. Any mental condition or physical condition that is a result of your service should be considered service-connected. The Veterans Administration will rate your mental and physical disabilities with a rating of 0-100 percent. The higher the rating, the more you will receive monthly from the Veterans Administration.
All of your mental and physical disabilities will be totaled up and your final disability rating will be awarded based on all of your conditions. However, be aware that a 10% and 20% rating do not necessarily add up to 30%. The Veterans Administration will total up all mental and physical conditions based upon “VA math.” This is confusing to many veterans and rightfully so; it doesn’t make sense but it is the way the massive VA bureaucracy works. Many veterans believe their conditions warrant an 100% VA disability rating, but VA math may say otherwise.
Applying for Army Disability Benefits
Applying for Army disability benefits can be confusing to veterans and their families. When applying, you should list all of your mental and physical conditions. You should submit evidence that helps prove you have these conditions. Do not rely on the Veterans Administration to thoroughly look through your medical records from the VA. If you have doctors outside the VA system, you should submit those medical records. If you need assistance applying for Army disability benefits, we can help. There is never a fee for advice on filing an Army disability claim.
In this video, one of our VA disability lawyers talks about the VA Rating Formula for Mental Disorders and Disabilities like PTSD.
Army Disability Benefits Denials
If you have been denied Army disability benefits, you are not alone. The Veterans Administration regularly denies veterans who deserve Army disability benefits. The Veterans Administration is mismanaged and makes way too many mistakes. If you have received a denial of Army disability benefits, don’t give up! Too many veterans decide not to appeal their denial from the Veterans Administration. If you choose not to appeal, you could be out thousands of dollars.
Veterans who were denied have up to one year to appeal from the date of the denial. If you let that appeal period collapse, you can still seek Army disability benefits. But you will have to reapply, which will add much more time to your claim. If you need to appeal an Army disability benefits denial, we highly suggest you work with a lawyer.
Help For Army Veterans That Can’t Work
Disabled Army veterans who can’t work because of their service-connected disabilities may be eligible to receive Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits. Many veterans are unable to get or obtain employment because of their service-connected disabilities. TDIU benefits do not require an Army veteran obtain a 100% VA disability rating, but TDIU benefits do pay the same as a 100% VA disability rating.
TDIU benefits are designed to help Army veterans who can’t get a 100% rating, but still need the same level of VA assistance. The Individual Unemployability lawyers at Woods & Woods have helped thousands of Army veterans with their VA Unemployability benefits claims. Many Army veterans do not even realize they are eligible for TDIU benefits or that they even exist. If you have questions about TDIU benefits, don’t hesitate to give us a call – there is never a charge to talk to an Army disability benefits lawyer at Woods & Woods.
Hiring an Army Disability Benefits Lawyer
Woods & Woods veterans disability lawyers work for thousands of veterans daily. Since 1985, Woods & Woods has successfully represented thousands of disabled people. We are proud of the work that we do for disabled veterans. Our Army disability benefits lawyers mission is to help disabled veterans get the benefits they deserve. Woods & Woods only charges if your win your VA disability benefits claim.