Nebraska VA Disability Attorneys
VA Benefits Attorneys is a nationwide legal resource for veterans across the United States who have served our great country. Veterans with questions about VA disability compensation, how to apply, or how to appeal a denied claim can get the help they need right here at VA Benefits Attorneys.
Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today to enlist our services as your Nebraska VA disability attorneys!
FAQs About Nebraska VA Disability Benefits
The Cornhusker State is home to more than 100,000 veterans and more than 40,000 receive disability compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – and many more have questions about their disability benefits. We can help answer your questions about your disability rating, your denied disability claim, your disability application, and much more.
No matter what questions you have about your VA disability benefits – we are here to help!
Am I Eligible for VA Disability Benefits in Nebraska?
Do you struggle with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) symptoms? Do you have tinnitus, migraines, or depression? We know many veterans question if they are eligible for disability benefits and we hope that this quick breakdown will help answer your questions.
Veterans must first meet TWO basic criteria to qualify for disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs – they must have a current injury or illness that affects the body or mind AND they must have served on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty for training.
Veterans must also fit ONE of the additional claims categories listed below:
- In-Service Disability Claim – Must have been sick or injured while serving in the military and your current injury or illness can be linked to your service.
- Pre-Service Disability Claim – Must have had an illness or injury prior to your military service that was made worse by serving in the military.
- Post-Service Disability Claim – Must have a disability related to your active-duty service that was not diagnosed until after your military service.
What Are the Additional VA Benefits for Nebraska Veterans?
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has created a foundation for veteran support and benefits that extends further than disability compensation. Veterans who hope to purchase a home and start a family after their service can use a VA Home Loan to get more affordable finance rates. Veterans who hope to continue their education can get tuition assistance with the G.I. Bill. Veterans in need of medical care or rehabilitation can rely on VA medical facilities. Veterans in need of insurance can get affordable insurance through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
What Injuries, Illnesses, and Medical Conditions Qualify for VA Disability?
Have you been wounded or injured while serving in the military? Do you have a service-connected medical condition? You may be eligible for VA disability benefits. The list of injuries, illnesses, and medical conditions that qualify for VA disability compensation continues to grow and change as our armed forces are involved in more conflicts across the globe.
Here is a quick list of common service-related medical conditions that may make Nebraska veterans eligible for monthly disability benefits.
- Vision Loss
- Hearing Loss
- Traumatic Brain Injury – TBI
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD
- Depression and Anxiety
- Chronic Back, Neck, or Knee Pain
- Select Types of Cancer and Lung Disease
How Do I Apply for VA Disability Benefits?
Not sure how to apply for VA disability benefits? Veterans who are new to the disability benefits process or the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs can find the application process complicated and frustrating. VA Benefits Attorneys is here to help. Veterans can apply online at www.va.gov/disability and submit the online form with their online medical records. Nebraska veterans who prefer it, can download and print the online application form and submit the application and their medical documents at the VA Regional Office in Lincoln, NE.
How Do I Appeal a Denied VA Disability Claim?
Veteran disability benefits are not a given and many veterans may find that their disability claim gets denied – an estimated 30% of all disability applications are denied – for a variety of reasons that include missed deadlines, insufficient medical documents, or an incomplete application. Good news – you can appeal a denied disability claim and we can help at VA Benefits Attorneys. There are three primary methods of appeal that include a Supplemental Claim, a Higher-Level Review, or a Board Appeal.
Contact VA Benefits Attorneys today to appeal your denied disability claim!
What Are the Nebraska State Veterans Benefits?
We have established that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has created an excellent framework for veteran support and benefits – but veterans who call Nebraska home may be eligible for state veterans benefits. The Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs has worked hard to provide resident Cornhuskers who served in the U.S. Military with a comprehensive list of benefits.
Resident veterans in Nebraska may be eligible for a variety of benefits that include employment benefits, tax exemptions, tuition assistance, and more. Nebraska veterans homes are available to care for disabled veterans and their spouses. Nebraska veterans cemeteries provide an honored resting place for military veterans.
Contact the Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs for more information on state veterans benefits!
- Nebraska Veterans Homes – Bellevue, Kearney, Norfolk, and Scottsbluff
- Retirement Pay Tax Exemptions
- Nebraska Veterans’ Financial Aid Fund
- Nebraska Homestead Exemption
- Nebraska State Employment Veterans Preference
- Veterans Occupational Licenses
- Tuition Waiver for Children of Veterans
- Reservist College Tuition Credit
- Nebraska Veterans Cemetery – Alliance
Are you a veteran in need of legal help? VA Benefits Attorneys is here to help and we would be proud to serve as your Nebraska VA disability attorneys.
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