Originally published at The Veterans Law Blog by Chris Attig. In this post, I’m going to talk to you about one of the EASIEST ways to prove service connection — secondary service connection. Well, actually, it may not be the easiest….but it’s not the … [Read more...] about Secondary Service Connection – The most straightforward connection to make – VeteransLawBlog
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38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings §4.15 Total disability ratings. The ability to overcome the handicap of disability varies widely among individuals. The rating, however, is based primarily upon the average impairment in earning capacity, that is, … [Read more...] about 38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings
Originally appeared on Hill and Ponton BlogWhen dealing with VA claims, the topic of conversation generally revolves around obtaining a rating of 100%. However, even if you are rated 100%, you could qualify for additional benefits beyond the … [Read more...] about Aid & Attendance: SMC Benefits Beyond 100% – From Hill and Ponton by Kirsten Hirt, Claims Advocate
Berta posted this reminder about Clemons v Shinkseki when claiming mental health disabilities. Read the full post and additional comments here."The scope of a mental health disability claim includes any mental health disability that … [Read more...] about Clemons v. Shinseki – Scope of a mental health disability claim includes any mental health disability that could reasonably be encompassed by the claimant’s description of the claim, reported symptoms, and the other information of record.
14 Questions About VA Disability Claims - 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 … [Read more...] about Popular Articles
Individual Unemployability is a part of VA's disability compensation program that allows Veterans Affairs to pay certain Veterans disability compensation at the 100% rate, even though Veterans Affairs has not rated their service-connected … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability