Headaches and migraines are common VA disabilities among Veterans. Headaches, whether they first started in service or are secondary to another service-connected condition (like a traumatic brain injury), are all rated under the same diagnostic code. DC 8100 provides ratings between 0 percent and 50 percent for migraine headaches. If…

Veterans suffering from migraine headaches might not know if they can file a claim for VA disability benefits. Often, the Veteran only starts suffering from migraines after service. Most people think Veterans can only file claims for conditions that started in service, but that’s not always the case. Veterans can…

With the passage of the Farm Bill by President Trump in 2018, Hemp based CBD use is on the rise in the Veteran community. One Colorado company, WarFighter Hemp, is using this economic opportunity to give back to this group. All too frequently, combat injured veterans are prescribed powerful opiates…

If you are one of the many veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you are entitled to understand your Second Amendment rights. Every state has different gun laws, so it is essential to review local laws or consult a veterans’ law attorney to determine if your PTSD could prevent…

It is no surprise that animals are being used to help veterans with PTSD. These dogs could be used to help a veteran with significant hearing loss or vision loss, or performing a task that the individual cannot perform because of a disability. Or, these animals could be used as…