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What Is the Average VA Disability Rating for Neck Pain?

What Is the Average VA Disability Rating for Neck Pain?

Posted by Berry Law on April 8, 2024 in Disability Ratings

The average VA disability rating for neck pain generally ranges between 10 percent and 40 percent, depending on the severity of the injury. Neck pain is usually designated in VA claims as cervical spine injury

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Musculoskeletal Claims for VA Disability Benefits

Musculoskeletal Claims for VA Disability Benefits

Posted by Berry Law on December 27, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

Many Veterans are living with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. When these issues are military service-related, the Veteran may qualify for Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits to help treat the condition and cover related financial concerns. If

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How to File a PACT Act Claim

How to File a PACT Act Claim

Posted by Berry Law on November 15, 2023 in Agent Orange

If you were exposed to toxic chemicals while you served our country, and you were diagnosed with certain conditions or cancers, you may file a claim for disability benefits. To honor our Veterans and address

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Modernizing Your Approach to the Appeals Modernization Act

Modernizing Your Approach to the Appeals Modernization Act

Posted by Berry Law on July 17, 2023 in Appeals

In 2022, the Veteran Benefits Administration (“VBA”) paid $120.7 billion to 5.9 million people in compensation benefits.[i] The U.S. first began providing benefits to veterans of foreign and domestic wars during the revolutionary war.[ii] The

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How To Fill Out the VA Financial Hardship Form

How To Fill Out the VA Financial Hardship Form

Posted by Berry Law on June 21, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

For many Veterans, the traditional benefits claim process takes too long. If they need financial assistance now, the months-long wait that the benefits process normally takes may result in further financial instability, missed medical appointments,

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Can You Get Disability With “Other than Honorable” Discharge?

Can You Get Disability With “Other than Honorable” Discharge?

Posted by Berry Law on June 11, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

Most US military members leave the service with honorable or general discharges. However, what happens if you receive an other than honorable discharge? In many cases, that can significantly affect your civilian life, your job

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100% VA Disability Rating for PTSD and TBI

100% VA Disability Rating for PTSD and TBI

Posted by Marketing on May 15, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

The VA disability rating system assigns disability ratings on a scale from 0% to 100% in increments of 10%.

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What Is the VA’s “20 Year Rule”?

What Is the VA’s “20 Year Rule”?

Posted by Berry Law on May 5, 2023 in Appeals

Injured or disabled Veterans in the United States receive disability ratings from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Their disability rating determines how much they may receive in disability compensation.  Over time, a Veteran’s medical condition

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VA Short-Term Disability: Everything You Need to Know

VA Short-Term Disability: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Berry Law on May 3, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

If you were injured or disabled in the military, you might receive a temporary or short-term disability rating. Short-term disability ratings are intended to compensate Veterans who experience severe or total disability temporarily after being

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Preparation for Notification Phase for Your VA Claim

Preparation for Notification Phase for Your VA Claim

Posted by Berry Law on May 1, 2023 in VA Disability Claim

The VA disability benefits claim process can seem obtuse and difficult to understand, even for Veterans who have engaged with it more than once. Unfortunately, your VA benefits claim can be stuck in one part

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