Veterans In Any State Can Qualify For Disability Benefits  All 50 states have regional Department of Veterans’ Affairs offices where Veterans can file claims for disability benefits. These benefits are granted to Veterans with service-connected disabilities – mental or physical problems that are directly connected to a Veteran’s military service.…

What Is Protected Veteran Status? Protected Veteran status was created to make sure that Veterans have employment opportunities available to them without discrimination. This status applies to any disabled Veteran, any Veteran who has served in a war with an authorized campaign badge, recently discharged Veterans (as long as the…

Jet Fuel Exposure Left Many Vietnam Vets Suffering From Long-Term Conditions. During the Vietnam War, exposure to JP-4 jet fuel was widespread, as jet fuel was frequently combined with the powerful herbicide Agent Orange to destroy crops throughout the war. Agent Orange is now widely known to have long-term adverse…

A Guide to VA Unemployability

VA Unemployability If you have separated from service and are unable to work due to a disability, you may be wondering what your rights are. As a Veteran, you may be eligible to appeal for TDIU, which stands for Total Disability based on Individual Unemployability (IU). However, we know this…

How to File a VA Claim for PTSD

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a long-term mental health condition that affects people who have witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. PTSD symptoms can be debilitating to the mind, and ultimately devastating to your quality of life. Unfortunately, because of the nature of military service, Veterans are uniquely predisposed to…

On June 3rd, 2020, Berry Law hosted a webinar focused on Coronavirus and Veterans, discussing how the virus has impacted the Veteran community and what to expect next. Panelists included Congressman Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Navy Seal-turned-entrepreneur Chriss Smith, non-profit leader and founder of the Vetty Awards Assal Ravandi, and Human…