How Does a VA PTSD Rating Work?

The VA rates post-traumatic stress disorder using a standardized rating schedule. A veteran may be service-connected for 0%, 10%, 30%, 50%, 70%, or 100% based on the severity of his or her PTSD. Click here to learn more about the differences between each percentage....

What Is a C&P Examination?

¬†   If you filed a claim for VA disability benefits, you may be asked to go to a compensation and pension (C&P) examination as part of the VA disability process. This is an important step toward getting the results you desire. The compensation and pension...
Should I Appeal VA Decisions Through a Veterans Law Attorney?

Should I Appeal VA Decisions Through a Veterans Law Attorney?

Often, veterans appeal multiple claims for service connection through their VA regional office on their own before they retain a veterans law attorney representative. Veterans who are denied service connection for their disabilities regularly ask Berry Law Firm...

How Do I Receive the Correct Disability Rating?

Your VA Disability Rating Once a veteran is service-connected for a disability, the VA must decide at what percentage a veteran is disabled. This is a very important part of the VA decision-making process and affects monthly payment. A veteran who receives an...
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....
Why Was My PTSD Claim Denied?

Why Was My PTSD Claim Denied?

The photo above is me during a break on patrol in Bosnia in 1999. As you can see, Kevlar helmet and flak vest have been removed. For those of you that served in the Balkans, you probably remember the light-skinned Humvees, Kevlar helmets, and flak vests. This was in...