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Veterans Disability Stories From The Sunshine State

Are Veterans Benefits Subject to Garnishment for Alimony? Florida is an interesting state, known for its oppressive heat, alligators, retiree population, and interesting (and sometimes just plain strange) news stories.  This month proved no exception as two interesting stories related to veterans disability claims came out of the state.  A good Veterans disability benefits lawyer […]

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New VA Secretary Robert McDonald’s Plan to Help Disabled Veterans

Can the new Secretary help disabled veterans during his honeymoon period? In July, the Senate unanimously approved Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the Veterans’ Affairs (“VA”). Since then, Secretary McDonald has used his military and corporate credentials to begin restructuring the VA, which has been plagued, infamously, with systemic failures leading to inadequate […]

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The Relevance of Social Security Records to Veterans’ Disability Claims

What do Social Security records have to do with VA benefits? Recently, a single Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) judge decided a case involving the relevance of Social Security records to veterans’ disability claims.  The case does not have precedential value, as a single judge made the ruling.  In other words, future judges […]

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Veterans Affairs Response to the Inspector General Recommendations

Inspector General’s Recommendations  for the VA Many able bodied and disabled veterans utilize the Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System for their medical needs.  As we’ve reported in previous blogs, the system has been the subject of multiple scandals in the past few months. What’s Been Going On? In May 2014, the Inspector General (IG) […]

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Veterans PTSD Claim for Disability

Help With Your PTSD Claim Veterans, particularly those who have seen combat, face a variety of challenges when reintegrating into civilian life.  These difficulties include finding suitable employment, adjusting to a different, less structured routine, and re-establishing relationships with friends and family.  These challenges are exacerbated for those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, frequently referred […]

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Same-Sex Couples Sue for VA Benefits

Can Same Sex Couples Get VA Benefits Under certain circumstances, spouses and children of disabled or deceased veterans are entitled to benefits.  Recently, an issue has arisen over what constitutes a “spouse” for benefits purposes.  More specifically, can a same-sex spouse claim benefits?  What about a same-sex domestic partner?  What impact does the state in […]

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Veterans Benefits for Non-Service Connected Disabilities

Veterans Day and Service Connected Disabilities Did you know that the proper spelling of Veterans Day does not include an apostrophe?  The apostrophe is left off because it is a day that honors veterans, not one that belongs to them.  The Department of Veterans Affairs explains this common spelling error and number of other FAQs […]

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