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In our last post regarding the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Bill (aka H.R. 299) we informed you that the bill unanimously passed through the House of Representatives and was pending in the Senate. This (...)

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VA Medical Negligence

  Have you or a loved one been disabled or died as a result of VA medical treatment?  There may be help without going through the court system.   Section 1151 benefits are often (...)

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Can the VA Reduce My Disability Rating?

We get this question too frequently from our veteran clients. The short answer is “yes”, if the VA follows its own guidelines and procedures. However, there are instances where a (...)

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Blue Water Navy Vietnam Bill (H.R. 299) – What is it?

In June of 2018, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Bill (aka H.R. 299). The bill currently sits before the Senate. If the Senate passes the bill, and it is (...)

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Will my VA disability payments pass to my spouse upon my death?

This is a common question we hear from our disabled veterans in regards to their VA disability payments. Veterans are concerned that upon their passing, their benefits will cease to exist and will not (...)

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How to Expedite your VA Disability Claim

As veterans know, the VA disability claim process can be lengthy and frustrating. It often takes multiple years to obtain a decision on disability benefits. The average VA claim may take anywhere from (...)

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