Who should join the opioid death lawsuits? Families that lost a loved one from prescribed opioid medications can join the opioid death lawsuits. The opioid overdose lawsuits do require that the family member that passed away had a prescription at the time of death. Many families that lost a loved one are not sure […]
What are the differences between 100% and permanent total disability ratings? The main difference is why you obtain the rating. If you receive a 100% rating, it is because your disabilities totaled this amount on the Combined Ratings table. If you receive a permanent total disability rating, it is because you received a 100% rating […]
Introduction to Sleep Apnea VA Claims Sleep apnea is a common but serious condition that affects millions of Americans, but veterans’ disability filings show us that it impacts veterans at a higher rate and that they’re diagnosed at a higher rate than the general population. Over the past decade, the VA has seen a spike […]
Here are 10 tips on how widows and other surviving dependents of veterans may be eligible to receive monthly compensation. Apply and appeal if necessary to get by after your loved one passes away.
Overview of the Current VA Appeals Process Timeline These are the wait times for the current VA appeals process timeline. Each step will be explained later in this guide to the VA appeals process timeline. Here is a quick overview of what to expect from the current VA appeals process timeline: Part One: Formal […]
Introduction to DIC Benefits for Widows First a word of encouragement and thanks. Military families deserve to be protected by DIC benefits for widows after the loss of a loved one. Many widows of veterans were caretakers of their former spouse for long periods of time throughout their last few years. We have worked with […]
Introduction to Marginal Employment and Protected or Sheltered Work Environments In order to gain approval for Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits claims, a veteran is required to demonstrate that they are unable to secure or follow a substantially gainful occupation as a result of their service-connected disabilities. Substantially Gainful Employment is defined as SGA, Substantial […]
VA Disability Benefits Nexus Letter: The Missing Link Behind VA Claim Denials Unfortunately far too many Veterans’ Disability Cases are denied due to the lack of a VA Disability Benefits Nexus Letter, a fact so common that we like to consider a VA Disability Benefits Nexus Letter as “the missing link” or “the reason […]