Maryland VA Disability Attorneys
We strive to be a legal resource for military veterans across the United States and are here to help veterans apply for VA disability benefits and appeal denied disability claims as needed. We understand the service and sacrifices made by our military veterans and know that they need our support when they return home – and we would be proud to serve as your Maryland VA disability attorneys.
Do you have questions about your disability benefits? Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today for a FREE case review and we will answer all of your questions!
FAQs About Maryland VA Disability Benefits
The application process for VA disability benefits can be complicated and we understand that many Maryland veterans may have questions – and that is what we are here for at VA Benefits Attorneys. What questions do you have about veteran disability benefits?
You may have questions about your disability rating. You may not know what injuries, illnesses and medical conditions make veterans eligible for disability. You may now know where or how to apply for disability benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs. You may have had your disability claim denied and want to appeal the decision.
VA Benefits Attorneys can answer all of these questions and many more for Maryland military veterans.
Are You Eligible for VA Disability Benefits?
Your military service entitles you to many benefits in Maryland and the United States – and you may not know if you are eligible for disability benefits. Here is a quick look at the requirements veterans must meet to be eligible for VA disability compensation.
VA disability compensation provides qualifying veterans with monthly tax-free payments and veterans must meet BOTH primary criteria listed below to be eligible.
- Veterans must have an injury, illness or condition that affects the mind or body.
- Veterans must have served on active duty, active duty for training or inactive duty for training.
Veterans must meet ONE of the additional requirements listed below:
- Veterans must have a service-related injury, illness or condition sustained and discovered while in the military. Known as an In-Service Disability Claim.
- Veterans must have had an injury, illness or condition prior to military service that was made worse while in the military. Known as a Pre-Service Disability Claim.
- Veterans must have an injury, illness or condition that appeared after leaving the military that can be connected to military service. Known as a Post-Service Disability Claim.
Are Maryland Veterans Eligible for Any Additional VA Benefits?
Veteran disability benefits are important to many Maryland veterans – but disability is not the only benefit available via the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Additional veteran benefits supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs include affordable VA Home Loans, educational opportunities provided by the Montgomery G.I. Bill, affordable veteran insurance policies, medical care at VA facilities and much more.
Contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to learn more about additional veterans benefits!
Injuries, Illnesses and Medical Conditions that Qualify for VA Disability Benefits
More than 4.9 million veterans have service-related disabilities – and not all veterans receive the compensation they deserve. The list of injuries, illnesses and medical conditions that qualify veterans for VA disability benefits continues to grow – and not all wounds are visible. If you are unsure if you qualify for disability with your medical condition, we can help answer your questions at VA Benefits Attorneys.
Here is a quick look at common injuries, illnesses and medical conditions that may qualify Maryland veterans for disability compensation.
- Hearing Loss
- Excess Scar Tissue
- Chronic Back Pain
- Chronic Knee Pain
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Lung Disease(s)
How Can Maryland Veterans Apply for VA Disability?
Are you a veteran with a service-related injury? Do you suffer from one of the injuries, illnesses or medical conditions listed above? You may be eligible to receive disability compensation and VA Benefits Attorneys is here to help. Veterans can apply online at www.va.gov/disability and submit the online application with the proper medical documents. An additional option is to download and print the online form and submit it at the VA Regional Office in Baltimore with the necessary documents.
How Do You Appeal a Denied VA Disability Claim?
The criteria that veterans need to meet to qualify for disability can be complicated and the process itself can leave many veterans and their families puzzled – which may lead to a denied claim. This is where VA Benefits Attorneys can help the most.
When a VA disability claim is denied, it may be for a variety of reasons and you have four methods of appeal – file a Supplemental Claim, file a Notice of Disagreement, request a Higher Level Review or appeal to a Veterans Law Judge. VA Benefits Attorneys can help you file your appeal.
What Are the Maryland State Veterans Benefits?
U.S. Military veterans have served and sacrificed for generations and we owe them a debt of gratitude. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits are a start and set a great foundation of support for our veterans – but they are not the only benefits available to Maryland veterans. Veterans who call Maryland home may be eligible for additional benefits that include tax incentives, educational grants, state license exemptions and much more.
Contact a Maryland state veteran representative for more information on in-state benefits.
- Veterans Homes – Charlotte Hall
- Property Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans and Family
- Income Tax Exemptions for Military Pay
- Pension Tax Exemptions
- Maryland State Employment Preference
- Maryland CDL License Exemptions
- Free Maryland Hunting and Fishing Licenses for Disabled Veterans
- Maryland Veterans Cemeteries – Cheltenham, Crownsville, Flintstone, Hurlock and Owing Mills
Are you a veteran who suffers from a service-related injury, illness or medical condition? Do you receive VA disability benefits and compensation? We can help at VA Benefits Attorneys and would be proud to serve as your Maryland VA disability attorney.
Contact us today for a FREE case review!