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This post is about proving you can't get or keep a substantially gainful occupation due to your service connected disabilities or, in other words, proving an element of a VA TDIU claim. Before we get to that though, VA TDIU claims (aka, claims by a veteran for...read more
If you are a veteran filing a TDIU claim or appeal, you are going to want to know what a Vocational Expert is, and how an expert can help in your VA TDIU claim or appeal. In this video, I'll introduce you to Pat Clifford, and he will tell you what a Vocational Expert...read more
In case you were thinking that "Appeals Modernization" was a good thing for veterans, this post might change your mind. Remember your claim to reopen service connection for a previously denied condition? It's been closed. I bet the VA never even told you. Here's how...read more
Learn how to hire the right attorney for you and your claim here.So you're getting ready to file a claim, and you go to look for a copy of VA Form 21-526. You click the link in google, and are taken to this message on the VA website: Did you do something wrong? Where...read more
Here are the 3 Categories of Survivors who may be eligible for monthly Dependency Indemnity Compensation when a Veteran passes away.read more
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