The VA is now granting veterans benefits claims for ischemic heart disease to Vietnam War veterans and Korean War veterans exposed to Agent Orange. To learn more about your potential VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease read below or call an experienced ischemic heart disease VA disability lawyer for free! Just fill out the free consultation form or call toll-free (866) 232-5777.
What is ischemic heart disease?
Ischemic heart disease is any heart condition that reduces blood-flow to the heart. Ischemic heart disease is often directly related to coronary artery disease or atherosclerosis. Ischemic heart disease is often from diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol levels.
Why is ischemic heart disease compensated by the VA?
VA disability compensates veterans with ischemic heart disease who were exposed to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War or Korean War. Agent Orange caused dozens of life-threatening impairments the VA now grants disbility for. Agent Orange is a major factor in many ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claims. Many veterans filing ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claims have had diabetes, coronary artery disease, hypertension, or atherosclerosis for years. Even if those impairments have not yet been rated by the VA you may still be entitled to ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits.
I was denied VA disability for ischemic heart disease. Should I appeal?
Yes! Every day many are veterans are unjustly denied ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits. Many veterans are winning their VA disability appeals for ischemic heart disease that were previously wrongly denied. Our suggestion is to contact an experienced veterans benefits lawyer for free. Remember, the VA will have an attorney, shouldn’t you? The call is free. The consultation is free! Most importantly Woods and Woods only gets paid if we win your case! No recovery, no fee! Call now (866) 232-5777 or click here.
Woods and Woods has helped thousands of veterans, widows of veterans, and their families. We have teams of lawyers, paralegals, and case-managers to work directly with you on your VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease. Appealing an ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claim can be difficult. VA Disability is an area of law and it can get complicated quickly! Don’t get overwhelmed with paperwork, appointments, and VA jargon: let Woods and Woods veterans disability lawyers help you today!
Are ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits claims hard to win?
They can be. The VA will have attorneys fighting your ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claim. This is why you should work with a lawyer on your ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claim. Experienced ischemic heart disease VA Disability attorneys know what can help your claim. There is a lot of paperwork as well. Many veterans are already receiving ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits but are seeking an increased rating because their impairments have worsened. To learn more about Increased Ratings click here. Every year the VA is changing the regulations on how to win VA disability claims.
What are the eligibility requirements for ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits?
- The veteran must have a discharge that is not dishonorable. Dishonorable discharges disqualify you from receiving VA disability benefits for ischemic heart disease.
- The veteran must have a diagnosis considered to be an ischemic heart disease. Remember, ischemic heart disease is considered any impairment that may restrict blood-flow to the heart. There are many impairments that are covered under VA disability for ischemic heart disease.
- The veteran must file a claim. No matter how strong of a VA disability claim you must have for ischemic heart disease, you will not receive benefits if you fail to file a claim. Many veterans are under the impression that their VA clinic or doctor will automatically file a VA disability claim for ischemic heart disease if they are found to have reduced blood-flow to the heart. You must start the process of filing a claim.
- The veteran must have been exposed to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War or Korean War to be considered for VA disability compensation for ischemic heart disease.
I’m receiving Social Security Disability- can I also receive ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits?
Yes! Veterans can receive both Social Security Disability and VA Disability at the same time! However, if you were denied your Social Security Disability you may still be eligible for Veterans Benefits. VA disability benefits for ischemic heart disease come from a separate benefit program than do Social Security Disability benefits. The two disability benefits programs also have different eligibility requirements. If you have any questions about your Social Security Disability claim and your VA Disability claim for ischemic heart disease call Woods and Woods for free help today or click here for a free consultation!
Can an attorney help me with my ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits?
Yes! We have helped thousands of veterans and their families with VA disability claims. The VA is a huge government bureaucracy that unjustly denies claims every day. Many of our new clients call because they simply don’t know what to do next on their ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits claim. We can help you through the maze of the Veterans Administration.
You can afford a VA disability lawyer! You don’t owe us a cent until we win your case. Our fee is a percentage of your back pay and we never touch your future benefits. The VA will have a lawyer fighting your claim, shouldn’t you have an attorney fighting for you? You served our country and we are here to serve you! The call is free. The consultation is free.
FAQ: Ischemic Heart Disease VA Disability Benefits
What if I can’t work from ischemic heart disease? Veterans with service-connected heart disease may be eligible for VA unemployability benefits. You must not be able to obtain or keep “gainful” employment. Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits are for veterans that can’t get a 100% VA disability rating. However, TDIU benefits for heart disease and a 100% VA disability rating pay the same amount.
Should I apply for ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits? If you served in the military and have heart disease, you should contact our veterans disability lawyers. We can help you figure out if you are eligible for ischemic heart disease VA disability benefits for free. We never charge for heart disease claim evaluations.
I was denied ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits, what now? Disabled veterans with heart disease are often denied ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits. Unfortunately, the Veterans Administration denies lots of legitimate disability claims. VA appeals are an option for disabled veterans denied benefits. You have one year from the date of your ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits denial to appeal.
How much do ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits pay monthly? The amount the Veterans Administration will pay you depends on the severity of your disabilities and how many of them you have. The Veterans Administration will add them all up, assign you a rating, and that will determine the amount you are paid. Many disabled veterans are getting over $3,400 a month from the VA.
What evidence is needed to get ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits? Any claim submitted to the Veterans Administration should be proved by evidence. Doctors records and other relevant medical records are key to winning heart disease Veterans Disability Benefits. If you hire Woods & Woods ischemic heart disease VA disability lawyers, we gather all the evidence needed. We even regularly hire outside experts to help prove your disabilities are service-connected.
Are my secondary conditions from heart disease eligible for Veterans Disability Benefits? Yes. If your heart disease is considered service-connected you may be able to also service-connect impairments caused by heart disease. Other veterans may get heart disease benefits because the heart disease itself is secondary to some service-connected impairment.
How long does it take to get ischemic heart disease VA Disability benefits? There is no set amount of time the VA must finish your claim by. Some veterans have to wait a long time to receive benefits. Sadly, many veterans are used to wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals too. The Wall Street Journal reports that wait times have increased by 50% over the last two years. But do not let the length of time it takes to get Veterans Disability Benefits deter you from applying or appealing.
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