Jim: I enlisted in Jun 74 and was honorably discharged in 10/81. I currently have a 10% disability for the ringing in my ears. The ringing has been there since, but did not file a claim until 6/14. When I was getting my medical records together the DAV worker noticed that at my ETS medical review revealed "flat feet" was noted. A claim was filed.

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Posted on: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Jim: Where could I find a attorney to represent my buddy with a chemical exposure claim against the Veterans Affair, since they have denied my buddy PTSD and compensation for a Kidney removal secondary to Chemical Exposure back in the 1970's combat tour during the Vietnam Era.

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Posted on: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Jim:  I am a Vietnam Blue Water Veteran. I was just awarded 30% disability for my IHD/CAD.Over the years I've had 6 heart attacks, I have 16 stents and a triple bypass. Should I appeal the award?

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Posted on: Thursday, December 31, 2015
Jim: I have had prostate cancer since May of 2011. I have been receiving 100% s/c disability benefits since June of that year. I have used watchful waiting/active surveillance in responding to my condition.more...
Posted on: Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Jim: I am going crazy right now and I can even stop thinking about it how the VA are starting to bully me around by lowering my right hip chronic strain rating from 40% to 10%. What is your kindly advice please help your struggling vet how to deal with unfair bias CP exam report.
 
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Posted on: Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Jim, I retired in 2011 with 22 active duty yrs of service. I then applied for VA disability and received a 90% rating. They denied my Sleep Apnea when I originally applied for disability on the grounds that there was no complaints or history of sleep apnea in my military records.
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Posted on: Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hello, I am currently rated at 40 percent, due to arthritis in my knees, neck and back. A few years ago, I was told that the depression I have been suffering from is made worse or could be a result of the chronic pain and reduced mobility of the disability that I have.more...
Posted on: Monday, December 28, 2015
I recently moved from Louisiana to Arkansas when I spoke to my VA reps I was told nothing would change. I am 100% T& P and unemployable it is mainly based off my PTSD. more...
Posted on: Sunday, December 27, 2015
I'm a bit late on this post but I appreciate the help in advance. I  was wounded in Iraq, just got out of active duty and got rated at 100% for TBI (temporary), 30% for loss of vision in one of my eyes, 10% for something to do with me broken bones and loss of range of motion. Now I understand that I am going to get 100% and I am subjected to a reevaluation in about a year.
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Posted on: Monday, December 14, 2015
Jim, I have been 70% disabled with a 100% IU rating for the last 8 years for Mental Health. As of recently, I was awarded 100% P&T with "no future exams scheduled."more...
Posted on: Thursday, October 22, 2015

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