If you have been denied VA Benefits you probably found our website because you need help. Woods & Woods VA Benefits appeals lawyers have helped thousands of veterans appeal bad VA Benefits decisions. Our law firm is dedicated to helping you obtain the VA Benefits you deserve.
Being denied VA Benefits is more common than you think. The Veterans Administration has been in the news quite a bit lately for its wait times, scandals, and cover-ups. The backlog of VA Benefits discourages some veterans from ever trying to get the benefits they need. Don’t give up. Hire a lawyer. Get the legal help you deserve and call Woods & Woods.
Why should I call Woods & Woods VA benefits appeals lawyers?
Our VA benefits appeals lawyers help veterans get the monthly compensation they deserve. Here are a few reasons why you should talk to our VA benefits appeals lawyers:
Read the most common questions clients ask our VA benefits appeals lawyers.
If you have questions about VA benefits appeals after reading this page, call us! Ask all the questions you want. There is no obligation to hire our VA benefits appeals lawyers just because you got a VA benefits claim evaluation. We will give you our honest opinion of your VA benefits appeal and talk to you about your legal options. Talking to Woods & Woods VA benefits appeals lawyers can be a great resource for disabled veterans.
Learn about the VA benefits appeals process.
Below is a simplified VA benefits appeal process overview. We warn you: each stage of a VA benefits appeal has many steps. There are often lots of forms, paperwork, and various deadlines. Too many veterans lose their own cases because they make a small mistake. If you blow-past certain deadlines, your current claim is dead in the water and you’re going to have to apply again. The only way to speed up the VA benefits appeals process is to submit everything correctly and timely.
Woods & Woods VA benefits appeal lawyers will fight for you.
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has been representing injured and disabled people. Our VA benefits appeal lawyers will work hard on your claim. We work with outside experts to help prove your mental and physical impairments are service-connected. Our legal team regularly gets evidence from doctors, psychologists, and vocational experts. When you hire our VA benefits appeals lawyers, you get the help you need to win your VA Benefits.
Some veterans are receiving over $2,900 a month.
If you were denied or rated too low, then appeal successfully, you could receive over $2,900 a month from the Veterans Administration. Veterans with dependent children and parents can receive extra monthly compensation from the Veterans Administration. Many veterans that work will be eligible for Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) benefits.
Lots of veterans that win their appeals are owed back pay. This is the money you should have been receiving in VA disability benefits. This money will be sent in a lump sum check from the Veterans Administration. Your effective date will determine when you should have started receiving VA disability payments.
You only have a limited amount of time to file a VA benefits appeal.
If you recently received a denial or low-rating from the Veterans Administration, you may have the option to appeal. You have one year to appeal your initial decision. The one year begins the date the decision was made. If you have let your VA disability appeal period collapse, you can re-apply. That means you will need to submit another initial application and go through the application process again. This is a long route to getting your VA disability benefits, but at least there is still an avenue open.
Lots of veterans hire VA benefits appeals lawyers after a denial.
Many veterans will receive VA disability denials on their initial application. According to the VA, “in the past four years alone, VA has added more than 940,000 Veterans to the VA compensation rolls, more than the active duty Army and Navy combined.” Of those veterans, many had to appeal. You are not alone.
If you are denied VA disability benefits, make sure you pay close attention to all the Veterans Administrations deadlines and complete all the paperwork. There are thousands of federal regulations that govern VA disability law and many veterans get confused.
Too many veterans must file VA benefits appeals because of VA mistakes.
The Veterans Administration regularly makes mistakes and incorrectly denies veterans their VA Disability benefits. Many times the Veterans Administration gives veterans a rating that is too low for their severe disabilities. Filing an appeal with the Veterans Administration can be hard. VA Disability law is a very complicated and complex area of law. If you were wrongly denied, our veterans benefits lawyers can fight for you. This is a tough time in your life and our lawyers will be dedicated to helping you through this.
Receiving a denial from the Veterans Administration can be a terrible shock to many veterans and their families. After serving our country, the VA has denied your disability benefits and you don’t know what to do next. While lots of veterans win their VA benefits appeals, it is not an easy process. VA law is very complex and more complicated than most veterans realize. You should consider hiring our VA benefits appeal lawyers.
Let our VA benefits appeals lawyers handle the VA.
Focus on your health. When your hire our VA Disability appeal lawyers, you don’t have to worry about talking to the VA. Hiring a Veterans Disability Benefits lawyer can give you the time to focus on your health and not your VA claim. You need this time to get the treatment you need and try to get better.
Get someone who listens. One of the biggest complaints veterans have with the VA is that they “just don’t listen.” Our VA benefits appeal lawyers will listen to you and spend the time needed to truly understand your claim.
We are here to help. It is our honor to be representing those who fought for our country. We fight for the men and women that answered our nation’s call. Get the legal help you need from lawyers who care.
Is it common to have to appeal a veterans benefits decision?
It was probably a shock when you received that denial letter from the Veterans Administration. You served your country honorably and expected it to take care of you if disabilities arose from your time in the service. Unfortunately, the Veterans Administration does not keep it promise to lots of veterans. Everyday, our VA benefits appeals lawyers work with veterans who deserve benefits but were denied. The Military Times reports that in 2011, the denial rate was 76 percent.
What is the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA)?
The Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) is located in Washington, D.C. Members of the Board review benefit claims determinations made by local VA offices and issue decision on appeals. These Law Judges, attorneys experienced in veterans law and in reviewing benefit claims, are the only ones who can issue Board decisions. We highly suggest you hire a VA benefits appeals lawyer for your BVA appeal.
Give us a call. Get the VA benefits appeals lawyers you deserve.
If you need help appealing, hire an experiences veterans disability lawyer. If you hire Woods and Woods VA benefits appeals lawyers, we will handle all the communication with the Veterans Administration. Our VA benefits appeals lawyers will work with your doctors to help prove you mental or physical impairments are service-connected. On many clients’ claims, we hire psychologists and vocational experts. The better your evidence, the more likely you are to win your VA appeal.