Source: Hill and Ponton Does it matter whether the VA finds that a veteran is service-connected for PTSD, as opposed to some other psychiatric disorder? For purposes of compensation, no, it does not. The VA rating schedule provides one general rating formula which it applies to every mental disorder, whether the diagnosis is for PTSD, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, … [Read more...] about VA Compensation for PTSD and Other Mental Disorders – Hill & Ponton, P.A.
"The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulation governing individuals presumed to have been exposed to certain herbicides. Specifically, VA is expanding the regulation to include an additional group consisting of individuals who performed service in the Air Force or Air Force Reserve under circumstances in which they had regular and repeated contact with … [Read more...] about Presumption of Herbicide Exposure and Presumption of Disability During Service for Reservists Presumed Exposed to Herbicide – HadIt.com Veteran To Veteran LLC
The problems with the Department of Veterans Affairs do not just occur at the federal level.A former department employee was sentenced to three years in federal prison for his role in a $1.2 million “influence peddling scheme.” On Tuesday, Jarod Machinga, a former employee of New Jersey’s Department of Veterans Affairs, was sentenced to three yearsin federal prison for his … [Read more...] about Former NJ Veterans Affairs employee sentenced for million dollar influence peddling – Watchdog.org