Successfully applying for disability compensation from the VA is just the start. You'll also want to know your VA effective date, which determines when you start receiving benefits. It also determines whether you’ll receive anyRead Full Article
Veterans frequently contact our office regarding effective dates for their VA disability claims. They have many questions about how the effective date was assigned, and whether or not the VA made an error when assigningRead Full Article
Veterans who plan on filing a VA claim for disability benefits within the next year should let the VA know by submitting a letter of intent to file. This allows the Veteran to gather supportingRead Full Article
The effective date for an original claim is usually the date that the VA receives the claim. However, when a claim has been denied and appealed, and then later granted, the VA may grant somethingRead Full Article
During his daily press briefing on 4/2/2020, President Trump announced that he had directed the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer relief to Veterans during the coronavirus pandemic in two significant ways. The first stepRead Full Article
Many veterans who receive a negative decision from the VA don’t realize that they can appeal that decision. Some veterans unknowingly allow the deadline for appeals to run out. Later, if the veteran wants toRead Full Article
Generally speaking, there are four different ways you can get earlier effective dates for VA disability benefits compensation claims. The general rule for effective dates is the date the VA received the claim, or theRead Full Article
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