Exposure to traumatic experiences has always been a part of the human condition. Attacks by saber tooth tigers or twenty-first century terrorists have likely led to similar psychological responses in survivors of such violence. Literary accounts offer the first descriptions of what we now call … [Read More...] about History of PTSD in Veterans: Civil War to DSM-5 by Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD Senior Advisor and former Executive Director, National Center for PTSD
“ VA Math” is the way that VA computes combined impairment ratings for multiple conditions in a Veteran’s compensation benefits claim – and it requires that you unlearn real math.
This person is going to judge you. It’s his/her job and that is why you are there.
When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about when it comes to filing VA Disability Claims.
The infamous C-File We can not stress enough how important it is to: View your VA Claims Folder at the Veterans Affairs regional office (find your Regional VA Office here)
Being in the military everyone knows the hurry up and wait or the standing by to stand by. In this blog post Amanda Dejesus from Hill and Ponton tells about ways veteran's claims can be expedited:Veterans who are terminally ill Veterans who are facing extreme financial hardship and/or … [Read More...] about Hurry Up and Wait – at VA the tradition continues
- Tinnitus | Hearing Loss
- Retroactive Pay
- Notice of Disagreement (NOD)
- Major Depression
- FDC Fully Developed Claim
- Veterans Evaluation Services
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Sleep Apnea
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Hypertension High Blood Pressure
In Chris Attig’s article “Bad Medicine? 6 Ways to Challenge Veterans Affairs C&P Exam Results” This article is referenced from a longer article on “How to … [Read More...] about Challenging Your C&P Exam
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a trauma. A trauma is a shocking and dangerous event that you see or that happens to … [Read More...] about How Common Is PTSD?
Exposure to traumatic experiences has always been a part of the human condition. Attacks by saber tooth tigers or twenty-first century terrorists have likely … [Read More...] about History of PTSD in Veterans: Civil War to DSM-5 by Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD Senior Advisor and former Executive Director, National Center for PTSD