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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) manages two disability benefits programs: compensation and pension. Both programs provide tax-free monthly payments to qualifying veterans. However, the two differ in terms of eligibility requirements. This blog post focuses exclusively on the...

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What exactly is the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) Disability Compensation?   VA Disability Compensation is a tax-free monthly payment made to veterans who experienced some form of a disability as a result of their time in service. Payments are made on the 1st of every month.

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 Has your VA disability worsened? Should you file for an increase?  Many veterans face these questions after fighting with the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA fo)r years to obtain benefits. Hopefully this post adds some clarity to the matter.

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With a lot of fanfare and happy stakeholders looking on, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum at the recent AMVETS[1] conference in Kentucky that aims to expedite the process for 100 percent disabled veterans or those veterans who have been identified as totally disabled based on...

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Whitcomb, Selinsky PC, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, commemorates this day by acknowledging the millions of men, women, and service animals that have served this Nation and its citizens. Fighting for Democracy is a hard, unyielding business and comes at a significant cost. We...

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When a veteran files a disability claim with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, it is often a wise idea to supplement this claim with a “buddy statement” or “statement in support of claim” that substantiates the type of event that caused the veteran’s disability as well as where the event...

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Hearing loss and blindness are disabilities that many Veterans suffer from and for which they deserve compensation through benefits.  A large number of veterans experience hearing loss and tinnitus or ringing in the ears. Other veterans experience vision loss or other eye-related problems. For each...

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“There has to be some understandings. You don't give five-month prescriptions. You don't schedule two-month appointments. You don't change medications over the phone. I wouldn't change them over the phone.”

                          Dr. Dondershine in testimony in Sgt. Lawkowski’s suit against...

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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

How to Connect With a Responder
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1


Text 838255
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If you’re reading this article, you probably already know that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration presumes that Vietnam veterans have been exposed to herbicides containing high levels of dioxins, like Agent Orange. 38 C.F.R. § 3.307 (a) (6) (i), an applicable...

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