The Top 5 Reasons an Attorney Can Help Your VA Benefits Case

The Top 5 Reasons an Attorney Can Help Your VA Benefits Case

Many would agree that anyone who served their country in the military should be treated with the utmost care back home. Yet often, these individuals are faced with many hardships at home. Even worse, they may be denied the lift-changing veterans’ disability benefits they thought they earned.  Often, having a VA benefits attorney assist in…

TMJ and VA Disability Ratings: Everything You Need to Know

TMJ and VA Disability Ratings: Everything You Need to Know

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) can be a confusing and frustrating condition, often shrouded in mystery due to its diverse range of symptoms. But understanding the telltale signs and how TMJ is diagnosed is the first step towards managing this condition effectively. Common Symptoms: Diagnosing TMJ: Diagnosing TMJ often involves a combination of: Additional Considerations: Remember:…

What is the 70-40 Rule for VA Disability?

What is the 70-40 Rule for VA Disability?

The 70-40 rule in the context of VA disability refers to the combination of disability ratings assigned to a veteran’s service-connected conditions. In the Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation system, each service-connected condition is assigned a disability rating on a scale from 0% to 100%, in increments of 10%. The 70-40 rule becomes relevant when…

What Disabilities Can the VA Not Prove?

What Disabilities Can the VA Not Prove?

You may be pondering: “Is it possible for VA disability claims to lack evidence?” The concise response is negative. Why? Because in the absence of evidence or proof, your VA claim will face denial. Furthermore, you need to navigate through various obstacles to qualify for VA benefits. Initially, you must fulfill the two prerequisites for…

Is There a VA Rating for Frequent UTI?

Is There a VA Rating for Frequent UTI?

In recent years, there has been an increased awareness and understanding of the various medical conditions that affect veterans. One such condition that may raise questions among veterans seeking disability benefits is urinary tract infection (UTI). In this article, we will explore the concept of VA ratings for UTI from the perspective of a law…

Do VA Disabilities Need to Be Evaluated by a VA Doctor?

Do VA Disabilities Need to Be Evaluated by a VA Doctor?

Veterans who struggle with a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition may have questions about how to file a disability claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and many questions we receive at VA Benefits Attorneys are about the medical evaluation process. We understand that you most likely have a family doctor that…

Can the VA Deny a Presumptive Disability? What You Need to Know

Can the VA Deny a Presumptive Disability? What You Need to Know

Veterans who have served our country and experienced adverse health effects related to their service are often eligible for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The concept of presumptive disabilities is designed to streamline the claims process for certain conditions known to be linked to military service. However, the question arises: Can…

Why Are VA Cancer Disability Claims Denied?

Why Are VA Cancer Disability Claims Denied?

The PACT Act – was a big step forward in veteran support and provides health benefits for military veterans diagnosed with presumptive medical conditions (like cancer) due to toxic burn pit exposure. This legislation provides disability benefits for veterans who have been diagnosed with select cancers and medical conditions that are presumed to be due…

What Documents Do I Need for a VA Disability Claim?

What Documents Do I Need for a VA Disability Claim?

We love our veterans here at VA Benefits Attorneys and we know that many have questions about the disability application process with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. How do I apply for disability benefits? What service-connected injuries, illnesses and medical conditions qualify for disability? What documents do I need for a VA disability claim?…

How Do I Appeal a Denied VA Disability Claim?

How Do I Appeal a Denied VA Disability Claim?

Veterans who have a service-related injury, illness or medical condition deserve our support when they return home and disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide the financial support that many need and deserve. With that said – about 30% of VA disability claims are denied – for reasons that include an…