Protected vs Unprotected Ratings When you successfully file a VA benefits claim, you’ll receive either a protected or unprotected rating. A protected VA disability rating means that the VA won’t independently expend any resources to check on your condition, making it much less likely or even impossible for your rating…

If you are a Veteran with a physical or psychological disability that prevents you from doing activities of daily living caused from your active duty, you may have eligibility for VA disability benefits. However, disability compensation is not the only form of benefits you can receive from the VA as…

You’ve been receiving monthly VA disability compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for years. Out of nowhere, you get a letter saying you’ve been overpaid, and the VA would like you to repay the funds. Since you thought you were receiving the correct amount of monthly compensation,…

Applying to Receive Benefits From the VA  If you are a Veteran who has a service-related disability, you can file a claim with the department of Veterans affairs (VA for short) and start receiving monthly tax-free benefits. If your disability makes it difficult for you to work and complete everyday…