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How Do You Know if You Qualify for Burn Pit Exposure Coverage?

With the PACT Act being all over the news lately, you may be wondering whether you qualify for compensation or coverage due to exposure to burn pits during your service.  If you have served in a place where burn pits were used, you have a presumption of exposure....

Burn Pit Exposure: The Symptoms You Need To Know

Burn Pit Exposure: The Symptoms You Need To Know In many cases, as a veteran, your duty is to protect the health and well-being of others. So, it's essential to ensure you don't lose track of your health due to exposure to hazardous materials or toxins during your...

What’s the Difference Between TDIU and a 100% VA Disability Rating?

What’s the Difference Between TDIU and a 100% VA Disability Rating? A 100% VA disability rating and Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) are both types of VA disability compensation, but they have one main difference you should know about. This is...

We Can Help You With Your VA Case Regardless Of Where You Live

When most people consider hiring an advocate they typically think that they need to find a one that is nearby.  The same city, county or metro or even state probably comes to mind.  People think this for various reasons including the knowledge of the law in...

Federal Court Addresses PTSD Stressors

A recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit confirms that VA must apply a generous standard when evaluating the lay testimony of veterans suffering from PTSD concerning their combat experiences and PTSD stressors. Sanchez-Navarro v....

Permanent and Total VA Disability Ratings for PTSD

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Symptoms of PTSD usually begin within three months of the...

Depression And Your VA Claim

Depression can negatively affect every aspect of your life: how you feel, think, sleep, function, and interact with others. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health Issues, about 14% of veterans suffer from depression. Depression is one of the most common...

Four Tips On How To Get The Highest PTSD Rating

If you have been fortunate enough to have been granted service connection for PTSD, then you have probably been given a disappointingly low rating.  This is a very common situation so you are not alone. The VA regularly underrates PTSD claims.  In the...

How Do You Know if You Qualify for Burn Pit Exposure Coverage?

With the PACT Act being all over the news lately, you may be wondering whether you qualify for compensation or coverage due to exposure to burn pits during your service.  If you have served in a place where burn pits were used, you have a presumption of exposure....

What’s the Difference Between TDIU and a 100% VA Disability Rating?

What’s the Difference Between TDIU and a 100% VA Disability Rating? A 100% VA disability rating and Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU) are both types of VA disability compensation, but they have one main difference you should know about. This is...

We Can Help You With Your VA Case Regardless Of Where You Live

When most people consider hiring an advocate they typically think that they need to find a one that is nearby.  The same city, county or metro or even state probably comes to mind.  People think this for various reasons including the knowledge of the law in...

Why Does the VA Deny So Many Veteran Disability Claims?

There are several reasons why the VA denies so many veteran disability claims. Knowing them can help you improve your chances of being approved on your next application or appeal.

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