About Diabetes Veterans Benefits
Some veterans find that years after leaving the military, they develop diabetes. Many veterans may be able to receive diabetes veterans benefits. Your diabetes is going to have to be related to your time in the service. For example, if you are a Vietnam War veteran and you were exposed to Agent Orange, your diabetes is presumed to have come from your exposure.
Veterans Benefits Compensation for Diabetes
Veterans that have service-connected disabilities may be able to receive over $2,900 a month from the Veterans Administration. There are also monthly compensation benefits for veterans that have dependent children and parents.
Your veterans benefits payments should have begun on your effective date. That date for many veterans was many years ago and they may have lots of missing back pay. When many veterans are approved for diabetes benefits, they find they have years of missing back pay.
Too often the Veterans Administration assigns veterans the wrong effective date, which means they may be out years of back pay monies. One thing our lawyers do is make sure you do not have have years of missing back pay. If you do, we can help you obtain that from the Veterans Administration.
Eligibility for Diabetes Veterans Benefits
Veterans who wish to receive veterans benefits for diabetes must first be eligible. Veterans wanting to obtain veterans benefits for diabetes may not have a dishonorable discharge. You must have been considered active-duty at one point during your service.
National Guard and Reservists can receive veterans benefits for diabetes if they were at one point activated. There are thousands of federal regulations that could affect your eligibility to receive veterans benefits for diabetes. If you have questions regarding your eligibility for veterans benefits for diabetes, don’t hesitate to call us for free.
FAQ: Diabetes Veterans Benefits Lawyer
What benefits are available? Veterans with diabetes can receive VA Disability Benefits. If you can service-connect your diabetes you can also service-connect your secondary impairments for VA Disability Benefits as well. For example, suppose a veteran was in the Vietnam War and was exposed to Agent Orange (which causes diabetes); that veteran can now service-connect his hypertension that is caused by his diabetes. Proving diabetes service-connection for VA Disability Benefits can be difficult and we highly suggest you hire a lawyer. To learn more call: (866) 232-5777.
How much does a Diabetes Veterans Benefits lawyer cost? Woods & Woods diabetes veterans benefits lawyers never charges a penny unless we win your VA Disability Benefits claim. When we do win your diabetes veterans benefits claim, our fee is a fraction of your back-pay. Back-pay is the money you are owed from the Veterans Administration. Some veterans are owed years of back-pay for their VA Disability Benefits claim for diabetes.
How much is my case worth? Veterans can receive over $2,900 a month from the Veterans Administration. These VA Disability Benefits payments can continue through the rest of your life. The amount of back-pay you will receive will vary. Some veterans are owed years of back-pay while other only a few months. Determining the date you should have started receiving payments is hard and many veterans who receive 100% VA Disability rating don’t even know they could be potentially missing out on thousands of dollars.
Who can help me? Woods & Woods can help! The call is free and so if the advice! Our VA Disability Benefits clients never pay us a penny until we win. We have a team of lawyers, doctors, paralegals, psychologists, and case managers to win your claim!
Hiring a Diabetes Veterans Benefits Lawyer
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has fought for injured and disabled people. We have represented thousands of veterans and their families against the Veterans Administration. Our veterans disability lawyers offer free claim evaluations to anyone who has questions about veterans benefits. We also help with the application process for no charge.