Are You Eligible for Disability Benefits?

Did you apply for SSI disability and got rejected, or are you considering making a fresh application? There will be a long list of procedural requirements you may have to go through before your claim is considered. In addition, reports of slow application processes, frozen payouts for disability benefits and other complications have all but…

Expanded Benefit for Agent Orange?

The early stages of American involvement in Vietnam primarily consisted of the deployment of Agent Orange defoliants under Operation Ranch Hand. While the chemical was supposedly effective in reducing vegetation cover for Viet Cong insurgents, health issues have persisted on both sides. Securing VA benefits for Air Force personnel affected by Agent Orange may be…

Veterans’ Disability Benefits and the Service-Connection

Unfortunately, not all injured or unwell veterans are eligible for veterans’ disability benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) follows strict guidelines on determining a veteran’s eligibility, which starts from measuring the disability’s service-connection. The applicant must prove through the documents he submits that the injury or illness that he sustained were directly service-related.…

What are the Most Common Symptoms of PTSD?

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is perhaps the most common disability faced by America’s finest men and women who have returned home from the frontlines. However, psychiatrists classify PTSD, generally, as a type of anxiety disorder borne from one’s exposure to extreme distress, especially when his or her life was at stake. This means that while…

A Guide to Benefits for Benefit War Veterans

The United States is peppered with veterans who fought for democracy and the country’s beliefs. There are different veterans from different wars, and all of these soldiers sacrificed much to achieve their objectives and help their country fight beliefs and systems that are disparaging people’s rights to be free. However, it is also due to…

Presumed Eligible for Just Dues

Of all the connections you have to establish to be granted service disability benefits, the presumed-service angle seems to be one of the hardest. Outlined for veterans who were on duty for at least 90 consecutive days, presumed-service connections are, by definition, for disabilities with effects of at least 10% that were sustained over the…