Veterans Disability Blog

Veteran's Disability Blog

  • Homestead Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans

    Posted By McElreath & Stevens, LLC || 25-Nov-2013

    As a veteran who served the country, there are certain benefits that you may be eligible in the event that you become disabled. There are numerous benefits that can provide great relief but one that you may not have thought of is in regards to your taxes. As outlined by the Georgia Department of Veterans Services, there are certain tax exemptions that are available. Some disabled veterans can seek ...
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  • Do I Need an Attorney to File a Veterans Disability Claim?

    Posted By McElreath & Stevens, LLC || 23-May-2013

    As a veteran of the United States military, there are numerous benefits and rights afforded to you, should you ever find yourself faced with temporary or permanent disabilities as a result of your military service. In cases like this, it is in your best interest to file a veterans disability claim as soon as possible so as to obtain the benefits you are entitled to receive. The faster you are able ...
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  • QTC and Compensation examinations for VA disability claims

    Posted By Atlanta Disability Attorney || 15-Oct-2012

    A veteran pursuing a claim for service connected disability benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs often gets scheduled for a QTC or Compensation and Pension (C&P) examination. The examination is performed at the expense of the Department of Veterans Affairs and is used in the adjudication of a claim for service connected benefits (or a claim for an increase in the rating of the ...
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  • Social Security Disability Is Not Just For Income Benefits:

    Posted By Atlanta Disability Attorney || 11-Oct-2012

    My Social Security Disability (SSDI or SSI) clients are often surprised when I tell them that winning their claim may mean much more than just a monthly income benefit. Many are under the belief that if they become disabled Social Security Disability is simply a life support that provides a monthly check while they are unable to work. But, in fact, there are a variety of other important benefits ...
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  • Proving disability claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs

    Posted By Atlanta Disability Attorney || 24-May-2012

    Veteran's who have applied for service connected or non-service connected benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) often find that obtaining those benefits seems like fighting an insurance company. As an attorney that practices in the area of VA disability law I agree that it may often seem like you are fighting an up hill battle. Proving the Claim The veteran has the burden of ...
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  • Social Security Disability Benefits for Disabled Veterans

    Posted By Atlanta Disability Attorney || 10-May-2012

    The Social Security Administration also has programs setup to assist disabled veterans. SSA has a needs-based program called Supplemental Security Income (SSI or Title 16) and has a disability insurance program called Social Security Disability (SSDI or Title 2). SSI benefits are available for individuals who are totally disabled and have limited income and resources, much like Pension benefits ...
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  • Obtaining Disability Benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs

    Posted By Atlanta Disability Attorney || 10-May-2012

    Unfortunately many veterans are unaware of their eligibility for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (referred to as VA). This is a general overview of eligibility for disability benefits with the VA. Note that complex eligibility issues can arise very quickly when dealing with the VA so it is best to seek experienced advice via an attorney or representative accredited ...
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  • Welcome to our Veteran's Disability Blog

    Posted By Veteran's Disability Attorney || 26-Apr-2012

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our Atlanta Veteran's Disability Law Blog. You can subscribe to our RSS feed by clicking here.
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