Arthritis VA Rating: Types of Arthritis and VA Disability

Arthritis is a condition that plagues many people across the United States. Arthritis is considered a disability, emerging in various forms at differing levels of severity. More than 1 in 3 veterans suffer from arthritis. The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) grants VA disability to those who have arthritis, yet the degree of benefits varies [...]

By | February 25th, 2021|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About PTSD and VA Disability

According to the American Psychiatric Association, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that may cause individuals who have been traumatized to experience feelings related to the traumatic event long after it’s over. Traumatic events can vary, including: War Terrorist acts Combat Natural disasters Serious accidents Rape Threats of death, injury, or sexual violence [...]

By | February 23rd, 2021|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About VA Disability for Tinnitus

When an individual joins the military, they are eligible for a specific set of benefits for the rest of their lives. One of these benefits includes monetary compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If a veteran is disabled from his/her time serving in the military, the individual can make a claim to [...]

By | February 22nd, 2021|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

The 10 Most Common VA Disability Claims

10 Most Common VA Disability Claims Due to the level of intensity required by military service, many veterans come home with residual problems that could be a financial strain or cause them unnecessary trouble. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for compensating disabled veterans for the conditions they developed in connection with [...]

By | February 18th, 2021|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

VA Disability Back Pay

What is VA Disability Back Pay? VA disability "back pay" is the money owed to a veteran that the VA should have been paying them from the time they became entitled to compensation (what the VA calls the "effective date") through the time the VA actually granted the veteran's claim. The VA can often take [...]

By | January 20th, 2021|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

Do Spouses of Deceased Veterans Get Benefits?

Can Spouses of Deceased Veterans Receive Benefits? Spouses and dependents of veterans are eligible for certain benefits including health care, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.  Some programs may only apply to low-income families while others depend on the veteran’s service-connected disability status.  If you’re unsure whether or not you qualify for benefits as a surviving [...]

By | December 28th, 2020|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

How to Get Total and Permanent Disability from the VA

Total and permanent disability benefits refer to benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for those veterans who are considered 100% disabled by the VA.  If you are a U.S. military veteran and are dealing with your own service-related disability, you may qualify to receive monthly disability payments through the Department of Veterans Affairs. [...]

By | December 21st, 2020|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Driving Without Insurance in Indiana

Indiana state law requires drivers to provide proof of the bare minimum insurance through a certificate of compliance (COC). If your COC is not submitted within a specific timeframe, your driving privileges can be suspended. Driving without insurance poses several risks not only to the driver themself, but to passengers and others on the road [...]

By | December 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How to Prove Service-Connected Disability

How to Prove Service-Connected Disability If you’re an injured or disabled veteran, you are not alone. Of nearly 20 million veterans in the United States, almost four million have service-related injuries that have resulted in some degree of disability. U.S. Veterans may turn to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) to obtain disability benefits. What [...]

By | December 14th, 2020|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments

Appealing a Denied VA Claim

If you are an injured or disabled veteran, you may be entitled to disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). However, applying for disability through the VA can be cumbersome. Receiving a denied claim can be even more frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. If you receive notice your VA claim for [...]

By | December 7th, 2020|Veterans Disability Law|0 Comments