Veterans I thank you as a citizen for your service and your sacrifice. As a veteran I thank you for being there, for the country and for your brothers and sisters. I see and feel your continued and unbroken bond with your brothers and sisters everyday here at HadIt.com Veteran to Veteran. You deserve to […]
Requirements To become service connected (SC) for a disability: 1. Event/Issue in service 2. Current diagnosis 3. Doctor connecting 1 and 2 There are other avenues which include presumptive conditions, like if you were deployed under certain circumstances (like Vietnam, OEF/IEF, etc…), or if a chronic condition appeared within a year after you got out. There are also secondary […]
The exams should be to what you’re asking for, what kind of compensation. If it’s the first claim to say that something is related to service, like a back claim saying, “I believe that my back was injured in service and that’s why I currently have this disability,” the question isn’t really so much the […]
When Veterans Back Pay Starts for Disability Compensation | Nolo.com The effective date for disability compensation benefits is usually the date the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) received your application. Disability benefits will be due to you from the first day of the month following the month of the effective date. How VA Calculates Your […]
Greetings: I am grateful that one afternoon a few years ago, I Googled “I’ve had it with the VA”. That simple “search” born out of utter frustration led me to “Hadit”. And there it all started! As of two weeks ago, I’m rated 100% (long overdue). And, I am still NOT done with the VA. For those looking to […]
Preparing for your C&P Exam – I encouraged you to keep the exam in perspective. What is that Perspective? Honestly, it comes down to recognizing that the purpose of the C&P Exam is NOT to convince the doctor that your injury is service connected, but to let him or her conduct their exam and draw their conclusion. In […]
There are numerous types of VA claims that apply to disability compensation. They can be based on disabilities that existed when entering military service, but were made worse, disabilities that occurred during service, or disabilities that arose after you left military service. Additionally, there are claims that are filed for special circumstances.
VA Disability Compensation The Compensation program provides tax-free monthly benefits to Veterans in recognition of the effects of disabilities caused by diseases, events, or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service. The program also provides monthly payments to surviving spouses, dependent children, and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by the death […]
The multi-stage appellate process is available to you after you have already received one or more decisions on your claim, but disagree with some aspect of VA’s decision. During the appellate process, an appeal undergoes additional independent reviews, often multiple times and by different adjudicators, as you or your representative submit new evidence and/or a new argument
Historical compensation rates come in handy when trying to calculate retroactive pay over several years.