Blog Posts in May, 2012

  • Proving disability claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs

    || 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

    || 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

    || 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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