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The story I am going to tell you blows my mind.
Not because it shows you how one Veteran used the knowledge on the Veterans Law Blog to change his life and his VA Claim – dramatically – in under 6 months.
It blew my mind because I’m hearing this story from several Veterans every week.read more
MARCH 14, 2019: UPDATE ALERT The Veterans Court just issued a decision today defining the term "Substantially Gainful Activity." I'm going to leave this post up, but you can click here to learn all about what that term means. [adthrive-in-post-video-player...read more
When the BVA ignores favorable lay evidence in a Veteran’s claim, the CAVC is going to chunk that decision into the trash can. Accredited VA attorney Chris Attig talks more about the Pure Raw Power of Lay Evidence in a VA Claim.read more
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans WIN the Agent Orange Exposure Presumption! There will be a lot more to follow in the coming days/weeks while I unpack all the great information in this opinion. But, Bottom Line Up Front: if you are a Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veteran,...read more
If a VSO tells you that you cannot service connect veterans drug and alcohol abuse, they are perpetuating a big myth about VA Disability Compensation.read more
Most Veterans do not know that they can – and probably should – use more than 1 of the 5 Paths to Service Connect their military injuries. Do You?read more
I promise this post is about competent and credible lay evidence. But let me start with a story. Some time ago, I was out for drinks with a particular friend who was, and still is, a big fan of a mixed drink with 2 ingredients: Red Bull and Vodka. Something he said...read more
When we all got out of the military, we thought our days of acronyms and weird abbreviations were over, right? Think again - VA Benefits are loaded with phrases and acronyms that can be overwhelmingly puzzling sometimes. Take TDIU for example - it is one of the many...read more