Every individual or business facing a legal issue confronts the question of whether or not to hire an attorney. Whether in civil or criminal cases, the hiring of an attorney is a choice. You can pay to hire an attorney or appear as a pro se litigant. Pro se is a latin phrase meaning “for […]
We know applying for and getting VA benefits can be confusing and time consuming. The purpose of this video is to make the application process more manageable and easier to understand. If your preparing for separation from service, please review this video and call us with any questions.
Have you seen the new veterans memorial? There are many famous war memorials around the U.S. that pay homage to the brave men and women who have served our country. These memorials are visited by students, soldiers, veterans, and other U.S. citizens on a daily basis. They are powerful reminders of the courage of those […]
Veterans Affairs Under Pressure and Increased Scrutiny The United States Department of Veterans Affairs has received a fair amount of negative press lately. At the Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group, we have been focusing on these developments as they come up. The following are just a few recent news updates that highlight the difficulties the […]
Moffit v. Shinseki (February 14, 2014) Claim for Enhanced Dependency Based on Hypothetical Entitlement The claimant’s husband was a veteran of the US Army, who served from 1944 through 1946 and served and was wounded in WWII. He filed for and won 100 percent disability compensation in 1946, which was reduced to 60 percent in […]
Do you have a Clear and Unmistakable Error Claim [CUE] with the CAVC A CUE (Clear and unmistakable error claim) motion is a collateral attack on a final RO or Board decision. Disabled Am. Veterans v. Gober, 234 F.3d 682, 696–98 (Fed.Cir.2000). To establish clear and unmistakable error claim for a final RO decision, a claimant must show […]