Veterans can expedite their VA disability claims for several reasons. Find out if your situation qualifies for priority processing.
New and relevant evidence in a veterans disability claim is evidence not previously submitted to the VA for consideration that tends to prove the facts at issue in a claim. New and relevant evidence is part of the new disability benefits appeals process put in place by the Appeals Modernization Act (AMA). The AMA system […]
When you file a VA claim or submit an appeal for a rating decision, you will get mail from the Evidence Intake Center. Here’s what you need to know about the EIC.
The 21-4140 form is a form that the VA uses to confirm the employment status of veterans receiving total disability based on individual unemployability (TDIU). TDIU benefits are determined by whether the veteran can maintain substantially gainful employment. That means the VA will only continue these benefits as long as the veteran’s employability status does […]
New and material evidence is a term used in the old veterans disability appeals process, commonly referred to as the legacy system, in which there is only one route to appeal. This type of evidence is required to support and prove your claim with the VA. To be considered “new,” the evidence must not have […]
If you are still enlisted and you know you will qualify for VA disability benefits after discharge, start gathering your paperwork now.