Mississippi VA Disability Attorneys
Veterans who have a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition may be eligible for disability benefits and compensation provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – and many may not know how to apply for those benefits. VA Benefits Attorneys is a nationwide resource for disabled veterans in need of legal help and we are here to help you receive the disability benefits that you have earned by your years of service.
Enlist the help of VA Benefits Attorneys today to serve as your Mississippi VA disability Attorneys!
FAQs About Mississippi VA Disability Benefits
Many veterans who call Mississippi home have questions about the disability process. Many do not know where to start. And many more have been denied disability benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs. VA Benefits Attorneys is here to help answer your questions about VA disability benefits.
We know that many veterans in Mississippi may not know if their injury, illness or medical condition qualifies for disability. We can help you find out if you are eligible for disability benefits. We know that many veterans may not know how to apply for VA disability benefits. We can help walk you through the application process. We know many Mississippi veterans have had disability claims denied. We can help you appeal the decision in court and get your benefits.
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Who Is Eligible for VA Disability Benefits and Compensation?
The first step in the VA disability process is to determine if you are eligible for compensation and we can help answer that question with this quick breakdown of the criteria you must meet to receive disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
To be eligible for disability benefits, a veteran must first meet TWO basic criteria – they must have a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition that affects the mind or body AND they must have served on active duty, active duty for training or inactive duty for training.
Mississippi veterans who are eligible for disability benefits and compensation must ALSO fit into ONE of the disability claim classifications that we have listed below:
- In-Service Disability Claim – The veteran suffered and was diagnosed with a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition while a member of the active military.
- Pre-Service Disability Claim – The veteran suffered and was diagnosed with an injury, illness or medical condition prior to military service that was made worse by their time in the military.
- Post-Service Disability Claim – The veteran suffers from a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition that was discovered and diagnosed after their time in the military.
What Are the Additional VA Benefits for Mississippi Veterans?
Are you hoping to continue your education after military service? Do you hope to buy a home and start a family? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides veterans with more than just disability benefits and compensation. The G.I. Bill can help veterans pay for a continued education and the VetSuccess Program can help veterans find employment after years of service. VA Home Loans are an affordable option for veterans who wish to buy their dream home and VA Health Care facilities provide the medical care that many veterans need.
Contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs today for more information!
Which Injuries, Illnesses and Medical Conditions Qualify for VA Disability?
The United States is home to more than 5.25 million veterans who suffer from a service-connected injury, illness or medical condition that impacts their day-to-day life and qualifies them for disability compensation. Do you have an injury, illness or medical condition that you believe is connected to your military service? Here is a short list of common injuries, illnesses and medical conditions that may make Mississippi veterans eligible for VA disability benefits.
- Chronic Back, Neck or Knee Pain
- PTSD – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
- TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
- Depression and Anxiety
- Tinnitus, Hearing Loss and Migraines
- Select Forms of Cancer
- Select Forms of Lung Disease
- Severe Scar Tissue
How Do I Apply for VA Disability Benefits in Mississippi?
We know – that for many veterans – the idea of applying for disability benefits and admitting that you need help can be intimidating. We are here to help at VA Benefits Attorneys. Mississippi veterans can apply for disability online at www.va.gov/disability and submit the online application form with the necessary medical documents. Veterans who prefer an in-person approach can download, print and complete the online application form and submit it with the appropriate medical documents at the VA Regional Office in Jackson, MS.
Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today for help with your disability application!
How Can I Appeal a Denied VA Disability Claim?
Many veterans do not know that their application for service-connected disability can be denied. In fact – the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs denies an estimated 30% of applications for disability. Do not get frustrated if your disability claim is denied. We can help you appeal the decision and get the benefits that you deserve. When a VA disability claim is denied, you have three methods of appeal – file a Supplemental Claim, request a Higher-Level Review or apply for a Board Appeal – and VA Benefits Attorneys will help you every step of the way.
Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today to determine the best way to appeal your denied disability claim!
What Are the Mississippi State Veterans Benefits?
When it comes to veterans benefits, disability compensation provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grabs the headlines and while the Department of Veterans Affairs has created a strong foundation for veteran support, the State of Mississippi has worked to provide additional benefits for resident veterans of the state.
Mississippi Veterans Affairs strives to provide state-sponsored support for veterans who have served in the U.S. Military and National Guard and their families that live in Mississippi. Veterans services provided by the Mississippi VA include veterans homes and veterans cemeteries. The benefits provided by the Mississippi VA include state income and property tax exemptions, employment benefits, tuition assistance and much more.
Contact a representative at the Mississippi VA for additional information on state veterans benefits!
- Mississippi Veterans Homes – Collins, Jackson, Kosciusko and Oxford
- Income Tax Exemptions for Retirement and Survivor Benefit Pay
- Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans
- Mississippi Veterans’ Home Purchase Board and Home Loans
- Mississippi State Veteran Employment Preference
- Mississippi Hunting and Fishing Licenses
- Mississippi Veterans Cemeteries – Kilmichael and Newton
Do you need the help of an experienced Mississippi VA disability attorney? Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today for a FREE case review and legal representation!