Do I Qualify for Presumptive Service Connection?

Do I Qualify for Presumptive Service Connection?

A common question we hear is “Why did my friend/family member receive service connection for this condition when I didn’t?” Many times, the answer is related to whether the condition is considered presumptively service-connected for a particular person, which depends...
Am I Entitled to Camp Lejeune VA Benefits?

Am I Entitled to Camp Lejeune VA Benefits?

On January 13, 2017, the VA released the final rule regarding presumptive service connection for conditions related Camp Lejeune contaminated water exposure. Under the rule, veterans who served at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days from August 1, 1953 to December 31,...

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Symptoms

Camp Lejeune is a military training facility located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Built in 1941, Camp Lejeune is still an active Marine Corps Base today. Between 1953 and 1987, however, nearly one million marines (and their families) stationed at Camp Lejeune were...
Proposed Changes to Camp Lejeune Disability Claims

Proposed Changes to Camp Lejeune Disability Claims

Camp Lejeune Disability Claims: Updated Based on evidence from several internationally-recognized scientific authorities (including the National Academies of Sciences), the Secretary of Veterans Affairs decided there is sufficient scientific and medical evidence...

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

Between 1953 and 1987, the water supply at Camp Lejeune was contaminated with a number of chemicals, including known carcinogens (toxins that cause cancer). Military and civilian personnel working on the base, and service members and their families living on base,...

Toxic Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune Linked to Illnesses

The United State House of Representatives will likely vote this week on a bill that would expand veterans’ health care. Under the proposal, the Veterans Affairs Department will provide treatment for Marines and their family members who were sickened after...