Veterans Filing for Chronic Pain Court Case

Veterans Filing for Chronic Pain Court Case

The beginning of April 2018, Washington announced that they would be repealing a 1999 law which had previously prevented thousands of Veterans from qualifying for a claim. The new rule states that there no longer has to be a clear medical disability to explain the...
What is RAMP?

What is RAMP?

What is RAMP? The Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) was launched in November of 2017 as a part of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. The purpose of this new program is to speed up the appeals program. This is one of the three-step...
New Digital Appeals Tool

New Digital Appeals Tool

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the VA launched a new update to their Appeals Status tool to help Veterans track the status of their claim. This tool is supposed to help Veterans view the current process of their claim, another attempt by the VA to make the claims process...
Qarmat Ali Treatment

Qarmat Ali Treatment

In 2003, from April to September, some Army National Guard, Reserve, and active duty soldiers were stationed at a water treatment facility in Basrah, Iraq. Many of these servicemen were from the states of Indiana, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Oregon. These...
Top 3 Reasons Claims get Denied

Top 3 Reasons Claims get Denied

After working for weeks on your claim, the last thing anyone wants is to find out their application was dismissed. We have the top three reasons why claims get denied, and what you can do to prevent this from happening.   No service connection If your disability does...
4 Tips to your PTSD Claim

4 Tips to your PTSD Claim

PTSD claims can be difficult to get approved. Since many symptoms do not begin to show up until years after returning home, many VA claims are denied on the basis of no service connection. With the correct information in your file, you can make sure you have the...
Solider illness linked to burn pit

Solider illness linked to burn pit

Thousands of U.S. military and others who were affected by toxic burn pits could now finally receive their denied treatment. According to Fox News, the U.S. Department of Labor recently learned that these open aired burn pits are in fact connected to lung disease. An...
Top GI Bill facts

Top GI Bill facts

After World War II, the United States Government began offering benefits to Veterans leaving the military to give them the opportunity to attend college. The GI Bill can pay for job training, college, or graduate school for qualifying Veterans for 36 months of...
What you need to know about Hazlewood Act

What you need to know about Hazlewood Act

Veterans who currently reside in the state of Texas could qualify for the Hazlewood Act. Qualified Veterans, spouses, and children could be able to use Hazlewood benefits. Through the Act, you are available for 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fees, at a...
Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

By now, everyone has heard about the government shutting down this week. We know many Veterans might be worried about how it will affect their specific situation. We are here to tell you how each department will be affected! The short answer is that the shutdown will...