Virginia VA Disability Attorneys
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FAQs About Virginia VA Disability Benefits
Am I eligible for disability compensation? How do I file a disability claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs? What do I do if my disability claim is denied? When and where can I receive medical care for service-related injuries?
When it comes to veteran benefits, we are here to help at VABenefits Attorneys. We have the experience you need on your side when faced with these questions and we are here to help you receive the benefits that you deserve.
Am I Eligible for VA Disability Benefits in Virginia?
A common question that we get at VABenefits Attorneys is – am I eligible for VA disability benefits in Virginia? Veterans and qualified dependents may be eligible for VA disability compensation when they meet specific criteria. To be eligible, veterans must meet BOTH the following criteria – have an injury, illness or condition that affects your mind or body and must have served on active duty, active duty for training or inactive duty training.
Veterans must also meet one of the following conditions:
- Your illness, injury or medical condition appeared while you served and can be linked to your service OR
- Your illness, injury or medical condition was apparent prior to your service and was made worse while you served OR
- You have a disability that can be linked to your service – but did not appear until after you ended your term of service.
What Other VA Benefits Are Available to Virginia Veterans?
Disability benefits are the most common benefits associated with military service – but they are not the only benefits available to Virginia veterans. Additional benefits that you may be eligible for via the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs include educational benefits like the Montgomery G.I. Bill, medical and healthcare benefits, vocational rehabilitation, preferred employment and even burial services.
Which Medical Conditions Qualify for VA Disability Benefits?
Are you unsure if your illness, injury or medical condition is eligible for VA disability compensation? A wide range of injuries, illnesses and medical conditions will qualify for disability benefits – and not all of them are visible. Here is a list of a few injuries, illnesses and conditions that may qualify you for compensation in Virginia.
- Chronic Back and Knee Pain
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Mental Disorders – Depression and Anxiety
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Breathing Issues – Lung Disease
- Severe Hearing Loss
- Severe Scar Tissue
- Select Types of Cancer
How Do I Apply for VA Disability Benefits in Virginia?
Are you eligible for veterans benefits in Virginia? Do you know how to file for VA disability benefits? We can help here at VABenefits Attorneys. The simplest way to file your disability claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs is to complete the online claim form at www.va.gov/disability. You may prefer a more hands-on approach and you can download the form, print it out and turn the completed form in at the Roanoke Regional VA Office.
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What Do I Do if My VA Disability Claim is Denied?
There is a chance that your VA disability claim may be denied and we can help dispute your claim at VABenefits Attorneys. When your disability claim is denied, you have four ways to contest the decision – request a Higher Level Review, file a Notice of Disagreement, file a Supplemental Claim or present your case in front of a Veterans Law Judge. No matter what the status of your disability claim may be, the legal team at VABenefits Attorneys can help you receive your benefits.
What Are Virginia State Veterans Benefits?
We know that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides veterans with a wide range of benefits – but that is not all of the benefits available to Virginia residents. The State of Virginia is proud of its veterans and provides additional benefits at home that can help veterans get back on their feet. Veteran benefits available in Virginia include financial, medical, real estate, education, employment and more.
Here is a closer look at veteran benefits that are available in the State of Virginia.
- Veterans Homes – Richmond, Roanoke, Puller and Virginia Beach
- Tax-Exempt Active Duty, Reserve and Retired Military Pay
- Disabled Veteran Real Estate Tax Exemption
- Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP)
- Veterans Preference for Virginia State Jobs
- Troops for Trucks Program
- Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program
- Virginia Veterans Cemeteries
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