Individual Unemployability – How To Qualify

Individual Unemployability – How To Qualify

Individual Unemployability: An Everyday Struggle Many veterans try to work as long as they possibly can, even when suffering from tremendous physical pain and struggling with severe mental health issues. In the case of most disabled veterans who can’t afford not to...
Burn Pits: The New Agent Orange?

Burn Pits: The New Agent Orange?

What Is a Burn Pit? The military used large trash pits as a way to get rid of refuse, and burned many different kinds of material. Many OIF/OEF veterans know exactly what a burn pit is, since they lived and worked near and around them. While the VA concedes that...

Cold War Service in Europe

Many veterans don’t realize that they don’t need to have served during a time of war or in a combat zone to be entitled to disability compensation from the VA. Any injuries that occur during active service are compensable, and that includes injuries that occur...

Blue Water Navy Vets Denied Again

Once again, the VA has said that it would continue to limit benefits related to Agent Orange exposure to veterans who have set foot in Vietnam or its inland waterways. A recent court opinion, Gray v. McDonald, held that the Veterans Administration was required...

New Legislation Possible for “Blue Water” Navy Veterans

The recent Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) decision opened the door for more “blue water” Navy veterans to receive service-connections for disorders related to Agent Orange exposure. However, there have been some recent developments that might open that...