Is the DRC a Good Change?

Is the DRC a Good Change?

What is it? On September 7, 2017, Washington made an announcement for a change coming to every VA in the United States. In line with the Department of Veteran Affairs promise to provide quicker claims, they have created the Decision Ready Claim or DCR. This claim...
How to Improve your PTSD Claim

How to Improve your PTSD Claim

 What is PTSD? PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder is a condition of mental and emotional stress resulting from injury or severe psychological shock. This event can also be referred to as stressors. Stressors, according to the VA, can be a traumatic event from...
Trump Changing Veteran Affairs

Trump Changing Veteran Affairs

During Trump’s campaign, he promised to provide for Veterans, to speed up the lengthy process to file a claim. As many of you know and have personally experienced, the VA has long wait lines and unresponsive agents. This can partly be attributed to the legislation in...
Top 10 Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exam Tips

Top 10 Compensation and Pension (C&P) Exam Tips

The Compensation and Pension exam, more commonly known as the C&P exam, is the #1 most important day in your entire VA disability claims process, even if the VA has already rated you or denied you. This is your opportunity to “prove” service-connection, meaning...
What is a Buddy Letter?

What is a Buddy Letter?

You’ve heard me talk a lot about the importance of “Statements in Support of A Claim” as well as “Buddy Letters.” The VA raters take them very seriously, and read every word when evaluating your claim.  Sadly, many veterans seeking service-connected compensation...