The VA describes tinnitus as a ringing, humming, buzzing, or other sounds in your head or ears that do not have an outside source. This condition leads many veterans to increased frustration and confusion as to why this is going on. There are two types of tinnitus, subjective and objective. Subjective Tinnitus are sounds we […]
Category: Hearing Loss
Around a million veterans are currently receiving disability compensation for hearing loss. It is one of the most common disabilities among veterans and also one of the easiest to receive a disability rating for. There are a number of ear disabilities described by the VA which can qualify a veteran for compensation. Some of these […]
The most claimed disability and the do’s and don’ts for your tinnitus claim.
Congratulations! Your Tinnitus is recognized by the VA as service-connected. But what can you claim next? Tinnitus is the MOST COMMON DISABILITY claimed by veterans – more than PTSD and TBI. In 2018, nearly 2 million veterans had service-connected Tinnitus, according to the VA. Veterans are at a higher risk of developing this disability because […]
Hi Veterans, in this blog post, I’ve broken down the Duty MOS Noise Exposure Listing by branch of service, officer versus enlisted, job title, and the probability of noise exposure to help you with your VA disability claim. If you’re planning to file a VA claim for Tinnitus or Hearing Loss, I highly recommend referencing […]
Many veterans suffer from hearing loss as a direct result of your active duty military service, and you might be wondering how to get VA disability for hearing loss. Hearing loss and hearing related problems such as Tinnitus are some of the most common service-related medical issues veterans suffer from. According to medical research, veterans […]