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Traumatic Brain Injury

December 30, 2017

According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the number of soldiers with a reported traumatic brain injury has increased over the past couple of years. In fact, an estimated that 22% of the... continue reading
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Extra-Schedular Ratings

December 20, 2017

Is your disability significantly worse than what the VA is giving you compensation for? Find out how you can qualify for an extra-schedular... continue reading
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Chronic Fatigue VA Claims

November 18, 2017

Preparing for your Chronic Fatigue VA Claims... Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is described by the CDC as a long-term illness which causes many parts of the body to begin to stop working. This can... continue reading
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Service Connected Injury Increase

November 9, 2017

Last month, the Department of Veteran Affairs decided that veterans with neck, back, or joint disability may be able to qualify for a service connected injury increase. This can include those who... continue reading
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Timeline to a VA Decision

November 3, 2017

For VA decision, it is a pretty well-known fact that claims take forever to get approved. Months of waiting for a returned claim as either partially or entirely denied. While changes are coming... continue reading
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Top 5 Reasons VA Claims get Denied

October 19, 2017

Here are a couple of the top reasons why claims get denied and what you can do to ensure your claim gets approved. Receiving a claim denial can be a very frustrating time. Waiting for what seems... continue reading
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What is a Lifestyle Impact Claim?

October 7, 2017

A Lifestyle Impact Claim is a high-value secondary claim that many veterans are eligible for due to one or more primary service-connected disabilities. Most veterans, lawyers, and VSOs DON’T know... continue reading
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Gulf War Compensation Denial Rate

September 27, 2017

Dept. Veteran Affairs denies more than 80% of veterans’ claims for gulf war compensation benefits connected to Gulf War-related disabilities. The U.S. Government Accountability Office filed a... continue reading
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How to Improve your PTSD Claim

September 6, 2017

Filing for a PTSD claim may not be as difficult as you think to complete. By including the necessary documents, you can learn how to file for a VA Disability PTSD... continue reading
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What is a Buddy Letter?

August 8, 2017

You may be asking yourself… 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... continue reading