When it comes to how to start your VA Disability Claim process, there are a lot of details that you should get right from the beginning. A strong, holistic claim, expert evidence, and buddy statements will help your appeal or initial application. Our lawyers speak from experience on how to get your claim started on the best foot.
SMC (Special Monthly Compensation) is given in relation to the difficulty of living a normal life. The VA might give you a disability rating of 70% on your right leg because of an injury that prevents you from working, but an SMC rating would be given because the loss of your right-hand makes it difficult for you to bathe yourself.
Five Ways to Establish a VA Disability Benefits Service Connection 1. Direct Service Connection Generally, the easiest VA disability claims are for direct service connection. If your service connected disability is clearly linked to your military service, you may be granted direct service connection. For example, suppose a veteran is applying for back pain benefits […]
How can I get VA Benefits – talk to a lawyer first. The process of obtaining VA Benefits can be confusing and many veterans don’t know where to start. If you have questions about obtaining VA Benefits, you can always contact Woods & Woods for advice. For help, please fill out the online contact form or call […]