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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is the Court of Last Resort In the context of veterans’ disability claims, the term “CAVC” comes up a lot. It is a reference to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims. The CAVC is an “Article I” court with the exclusive jurisdiction (i.e. authority) to review […]
What is Veterans’ Choice? In prior blogs, we noted that Congress recently authorized up to $15 billion in expenditures through the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 . The Act is designed to improve existing care and to improve veterans’ access to health care when care from the Veterans Affairs (“VA”) will take […]
Can I Get a Service Connected Disability for PTSD Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is defined by Mayo clinic as “a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.” It is […]