Military Sexual Trauma (MST) is a term that the Department of Veterans Affairs uses to refer to sexual assualt or repeated, threatening sexual harassment that occurred while the Veteran was in the military. Both men and woman have been the victims of Military Sexual Trauma (MST).
For a free legal consultation regarding Military Sexual Trauma, please fill out the online contact form or call toll-free at (866) 232-5777.
Is Military Sexual Trauma common?
If a veteran chooses to seek health care from the VA, screening data is compiled which has shown approximately 1-in-5 women and 1-in-100 men seen at a VA facility responded “yes” from the Military Sexual Trauma screening. Multiple mental health problems have been shown to be associated with Military Sexual Trauma, including PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, and substance abuse disorders. If you would like more information on Military Sexual Trauma and to see if you qualify for VA Disability compensation due to your symptoms associated with Military Sexual Trauma, please contact us.
Can I be compensated for Military Sexual Trauma?
The lingering symptoms associated with military sexual trauma include physical, emotional, and psychological symptoms. If you believe you are suffering from any or more of the symptoms associated with Military Sexual Trauma, contact us at (866) 232-5777. Our Veterans Disability Benefits lawyers never charge a penny to help you explore your legal options.
We offer help to victims of Military Sexual Trauma MST.
A sexual assault while serving in the military can leave you feeling confused, angry and alone. Our Military Sexual Trauma Veterans Benefits lawyers help victims of military sexual assaults. Woods & Woods is a Veteran’s Benefits law firm. According to the VA, approximately one in five women suffer from Military Sexual Trauma which can lead to post traumatic stress (PTSD) and anxiety disorders, depression, and problems with drugs and alcohol.
If you suffered a sexual assault while serving in the military, we will stand by your side and help you through the process of recovery. If you would like more information on Military Sexual Trauma and to see if you qualify for VA compensation, give us a call.