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VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS LAW

In applying for disability compensation with the Veterans Affairs, veterans of the Vietnam War are entitled to various “presumptions.” A presumption in this context simply means that the veteran need not present evidence showing certain required elements of a claim. Those elements are already...

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Some veterans are unaware that they may reopen a disability compensation claim that has been denied by the Department of Veteran Affairs. In this blog post, I will explain to you what you need to reopen a previously denied claim.

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On February 15, 2018, the Veterans Affairs (VA) published in the Federal Register a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) notice. The VA is required to notify Veterans of COLA  by the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017, P.L. 115–75. The law requires an increase in rates when...

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Living with a disability can result in a veteran facing significant obstacles. There are some disabilities that a veteran can suffer that can result in compensation that is different from that received by veterans with other disabilities. These conditions are called “special monthly compensation...

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