Veterans Disability

Can I Get Back Pay for My VA Disability?

Can I Get Back Pay for My VA Disability?

Posted by Berry Law on March 12, 2024 in Veterans Disability

VA disability benefits are one way the government acknowledges and provides support for Veterans’ service-related injuries or illnesses. However, navigating the complex process to obtain VA disability benefits can take time.  Can Veterans receive compensation

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Is Diabetes a VA Disability?

Is Diabetes a VA Disability?

Posted by Berry Law on February 17, 2024 in Veterans Disability

Is diabetes a VA disability claim? The short answer is yes. Diabetes mellitus (type 2) is considered presumptive of service for Veterans exposed to Agent Orange during military service in Vietnam if they meet specific

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Can You Get Veterans Disability Benefits for Tinnitus?

Can You Get Veterans Disability Benefits for Tinnitus?

Posted by Berry Law on January 27, 2024 in Veterans Disability

Tinnitus is a medical condition that causes abnormal ringing in the ear. Long-term exposure to loud, violent noises can ultimately lead to a tinnitus diagnosis. Military Veterans and personnel are often exposed to these noises,

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Can I Receive Disability for Military Sexual Assault?

Can I Receive Disability for Military Sexual Assault?

Posted by Berry Law on January 26, 2024 in Veterans Disability

Sexual assault is a heinous crime that even those in the armed forces face. If you have experienced military sexual assault, you’re not alone. There were nearly 9,000 reports of sexual assault across the U.S.

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Can VA Disability Be Garnished for Child Support?

Can VA Disability Be Garnished for Child Support?

Posted by Berry Law on January 25, 2024 in Veterans Disability

There is a lot of debate about whether disability benefits from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) are subject to be garnished for child support. Under normal circumstances, VA disability benefits may not be garnished

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Can I Get VA Disability For Back Pain?

Can I Get VA Disability For Back Pain?

Posted by Berry Law on December 28, 2023 in Back Injuries

In the general population, many people suffer from back pain. Unfortunately, back problems are also common in Veterans who suffer service-related disabilities. Complaints of back, neck, and spine pain are usually in the top five

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Fibromyalgia ICD 10 – How Does the VA Rate Fibromyalgia Disability?

Fibromyalgia ICD 10 – How Does the VA Rate Fibromyalgia Disability?

Posted by Berry Law on November 16, 2023 in Uncategorized

Many Veterans deal with the chronic pain, fatigue, and depression of fibromyalgia as a result of their military time. Although the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown at this time, a combination of genetic and environmental

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VA Disability Ratings For Vertigo

VA Disability Ratings For Vertigo

Posted by Berry Law on October 27, 2023 in Veterans Disability

Balance issues, vertigo, and dizziness are common afflictions among Veterans, especially combat Vets who were exposed to loud noises, explosive blasts, and other environmental factors that can contribute to the brain and hearing injuries. Unfortunately,

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Student Loan Forgiveness for Veterans With Permanent and Total Disability

Student Loan Forgiveness for Veterans With Permanent and Total Disability

Posted by Berry Law on October 23, 2023 in Veterans Disability

TPD Discharge for Disabled Veterans with Student Loans The journey of a veteran doesn't end when they return home. Educational opportunities can pave the way for brighter futures. When service-related injuries or disabilities make it

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How to Get VA Disability After Military Sexual Trauma

How to Get VA Disability After Military Sexual Trauma

Posted by Berry Law on October 20, 2023 in Veterans Disability

Military sexual trauma (MST) is broadly defined as sexual assault or harassment perpetrated in military service. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon, and many who experience this harm may fail to understand that they can seek

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