Can I Receive VA Disability Benefits for Headaches?

Can I Receive VA Disability Benefits for Headaches?

Almost everyone gets a headache from time to time, but if they happen often enough, they can prevent you from keeping a job or enjoying your leisure time. Migraine headaches can be completely immobilizing, as the only reliable relief is lying down in a darkened room....
Traumatic Brain Injury and Secondary Service Connection

Traumatic Brain Injury and Secondary Service Connection

Traumatic Brain Injury and Secondary Service Connection Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has become more and more common in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI is caused by trauma to head, most commonly associated with the use of roadside improvised explosive devices...
24,000 Veterans Evaluated by Unqualified Medical Professionals

24,000 Veterans Evaluated by Unqualified Medical Professionals

From 2007 to 2015, the VA evaluated over 24,000 veterans for their traumatic brain injury (TBI) claims using physicians unqualified to evaluate TBI. This revelation came to light after an investigation by a news team in Minneapolis, KARE 11, found that as many as 300...

Basics of Traumatic Brain Injury

During service, many veterans have received a traumatic brain injury (TBI) without recognizing it. Some brain injuries are not apparent at the time but can have long lasting effects on veterans later on in life. These effects are compensable and veterans can be...