The VA’s definition of a person who is mentally incompetent is one who lacks the mental capacity to contract or manage his or her own affairs becauseLearn More
VA Disability Law
VA Disability Law is complex and hard to navigate alone. In this section we generally cover the complexities of VA disability law such as the Veterans Benefits Management System, the Board of Veterans' Appeals, Military Discharges, the Forever GI Bill, Expediting Claims, What is Service Connection, the New VA Appeals System, and much more. If you're looking for more information on VA Disability Benefits, click here!
Here are our Top 10 VA Disability Law blogs:
- What is VA Service Connection?
- How the Appeals Process Works and Why It Can Take So Long
- Are you a veteran if you were discharged in basic training?
- Can Your VA Disability Be Garnished?
- How To Expedite Your VA Disability Claim
- The Board of Veterans' Appeals Explained!
- What is Military Separation Pay?
- Equal Access to Justice Act Explained | EAJA
- Special Effective Date Rules for VA Benefits
- The VA’s Rule Against “Pyramiding”
What is VA Secondary Service Connection?
Most veterans seeking compensation through the Department of Veterans Affairs are aware that they are entitled to file for service-connectedLearn More
VA-Accredited vs. Non-Accredited Agents: Who Can File Your Claim?
The claims process through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be tricky and involves many steps. That is why many veterans obtain assistanceLearn More
The Fiduciary Process – What Actually Happens
There are many veterans and/or beneficiaries who are unable to manage their VA benefits. The VA has a Fiduciary Program to protect theseLearn More
VA Permanent and Total Disability for PTSD
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs uses rating schedules to determine the amount of benefits a veteran qualifies for. Depending on theLearn More
VA Priority Groups and Healthcare
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) uses a system known as Enrollment Priority Groups when determining VA health care benefits. The priorityLearn More
Using Lay Evidence to Support a Disability Claim
Lay Evidence to Support a VA Disability Claim Providing enough evidence is a key part of filing a successful disability claim through the UnitedLearn More
The MEB Process | Medical Evaluation
Most service members who get wounded or injured or become sick due to their military service recover quickly and are then returned to duty. If youLearn More
VBMS Explained: Veterans Benefits Management System!
Introduction to the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) The Veterans Benefits Management System, or VBMS, is a workflow and claims managementLearn More
The VA’s Definition of “Veteran” – An In-Depth Look
In order to receive benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), individuals must be classified as a veteran. But how does the VALearn More
Are you a veteran if you were discharged in basic training?
Are you a veteran if you were discharged in basic training? When people join the military service, they do so with the intention of fulfilling theirLearn More
What is the “Forever” GI Bill?
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the Forever GI Bill, was a law created to outline a new structure forLearn More