How to Handle a VA Disability Claim for PTSD

More attention is given for PTSD in recent years due to the growing concern of suicides among the veteran population. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a medical condition that can develop after experiencing a traumatic event. Some of the common symptoms of PTSD include: persistent memories of the event, nightmares, re-living the event over and over, not talking to anyone … Read More

The 3 Requirements for Getting VA disability

In order for a veteran to get the benefits they deserve in the form of VA disability compensation the veteran must meet certain requirements. Here are the three main requirements (this is abbreviated for purposes of this post). A. Current disability. This means that the veteran must have a current disability. It’s not enough, for example, to say that you … Read More

What is DIC?

In addition to awarding disability compensation the VA will also award certain family members DIC benefits. This is another program administered by the VA for the benefit of the veteran and the veteran’s family. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax free monetary benefit paid to eligible survivors of military Service members who died in the line of duty … Read More

What is Disability Compensation

The VA administers many benefits for veterans. One of those is the disability compensation for veterans who have service connected disabilities. Disability Compensation is a tax free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Compensation may also be paid for post-service disabilities that are … Read More