Soldiers from all walks of life suffer from PTSD, but one group of veterans that appears particularly vulnerable to the dangers of post-traumatic stress are those from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 801 more words
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Following the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims recent Wages v. McDonald decision, the Director, Compensation and Service’s (Director) determination of extraschedular TDIU claims has significantly reduced influence on Board decisions. 702 more words
In 2003, Congress approved Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). HSAs are tax-advantaged individual accounts that encourage participants to save for the qualified medical expenses of their families and themselves, while agreeing to carry only a high deductible health plan (HDHP) for medical insurance. 1,542 more words
Written by William & Mary Law School student Henry Alderfer.
One common issue facing veterans benefits claimants is whether or not a veteran is required to make all of their legal arguments while their claim is assessed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”). 363 more words
Written by William & Mary Law School student Kate Hutcherson.
Before addressing Agent Orange claims, it is important to understand how the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) operates. 606 more words
All successful claims for disability compensation under U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) benefits will have some sort of “nexus” or connection to an in service incident. 490 more words