Who Is Eligible for the 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuit?

Who Is Eligible for the 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuit?

Hearing loss is common among U.S. military veterans with more than 1.3 million veterans eligible for disability benefits due to hearing loss in 2020. More than 2.3 million veterans also collect disability for tinnitus. The implementation of combat earplugs was meant to protect soldiers from hearing loss in combat environments and legal claims point to…

How Do I Get VA Disability Benefits for Radiculopathy?

How Do I Get VA Disability Benefits for Radiculopathy?

Many veterans experience the impact of radiculopathy—a debilitating condition caused by a compressed or injured nerve within your spinal column. Radiculopathy can be distressing, impeding basic tasks such as walking, sitting, and bending, often accompanied by discomfort or even pain. Such limitations can disrupt your ability to maintain employment, engage in hobbies, care for your…

Can I Increase my VA Disability from 70% to 100%?

Can I Increase my VA Disability from 70% to 100%?

Veterans who possess a 70% VA disability rating and believe they meet the criteria for a 100% VA disability rating have multiple avenues to explore. They can enhance their 70% rating by adding more service-connected conditions, appealing the rating assigned to any of their conditions, or pursuing total disability based on individual unemployability (TDIU) benefits….

Will VA Disability Pay Increase in 2024?

Will VA Disability Pay Increase in 2024?

Veterans across the United States are concerned about the future of their benefits. Proposed and rumored budget cuts to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) budget have many veterans concerned about their disability benefits. Veterans disability benefits in the recent past have seen an annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) and veterans who rely on…

How Can I Increase from 80% VA Disability to 100%? 

How Can I Increase from 80% VA Disability to 100%? 

A VA disability rating is a percentage assigned by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to a veteran based on the severity of their service-connected disabilities. This rating determines the amount of monthly compensation the veteran will receive from the VA. The VA assigns a disability rating based on the severity of a veteran’s service-connected…

Can I Increase my VA Disability Rating If My Cancer is In Remission?

Can I Increase my VA Disability Rating If My Cancer is In Remission?

Serving in the military can be a demanding and often dangerous experience, and for many veterans, the toll on their physical and emotional well-being can be significant. Along with the scars of war, many veterans also endure debilitating health conditions that prevent them from working and enjoying life to the fullest. One such condition is…

Can You Get VA Disability Rating for Cancer?

Can You Get VA Disability Rating for Cancer?

Getting disability benefits for cancer from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be a complex and time-consuming process, especially if the cancer is not included on the list of presumptive cancers from exposure. To improve your chances of getting the benefits you deserve, it may be beneficial to work with a VA disability attorney…

TDIU Benefits and the VA: What You Need to Know

TDIU Benefits and the VA: What You Need to Know

The benefits of TDIU are intended for veterans whose service-related conditions prevent them from maintaining substantially gainful employment. This article provides further information on the benefits available to veterans who are unable to work, as well as guidance on how to apply for them. What You Need to Know About TDIU VA Benefits If your…

Can You Get VA Disability for Fibromyalgia? 

Can You Get VA Disability for Fibromyalgia? 

We understand that applying for VA disability benefits for fibromyalgia can be overwhelming for fellow service members. We have extensive knowledge of the VA’s claims process and what they typically look for in claims.  However, it’s important to note that the VA’s regulations and procedures are subject to change, making it difficult for the average…