If you are currently involved in the claims process with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or you plan to file a claim in the future, there are several important facts you should know. If you have any additional questions about the VA claims process or would like our assistance with your claim or appeal, reach out to Comerford Law Office at any time.
Five essential facts about the VA claims process include:
If you receive a denial of a disability benefit claim, or you do not receive the amount of benefits you deserve, you are far from the first veteran to face these outcomes. VA officials can cite several potential reasons to deny or underpay your claim, including:
These are three of several explanations the VA may cite, and the merits of each reason can vary. Our firm can help you understand and appeal any denial or underpayment of your claim.
Per the VA, you can file several types of disability claims, including:
An attorney can advise you on which specific claim type is right for you.
If your claim reaches the appeal phase, your three options of appeal type are:
An attorney can also explain which of these appeal types are appropriate for your situation.
Veterans do not always have the knowledge, energy, time, or medical ability to deal with the VA. Many of them hire a lawyer to handle the claims or appeals process for them.
What the VA should do for disabled veterans is not always what the VA does do. You may have to endure a complex, difficult process to get the benefits you deserve. If you choose, an attorney can handle this process so you can focus on your health.
You should not have to wait for the disability benefits you deserve. Call Comerford Law Office or submit your case details online today. Our firm proudly serves veterans, and we will fight for the benefits you deserve.
Retroactive pay regarding the failure to account for all the veteran’s medical conditions.
Military Sexual Trauma case
Disability associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Retroactive pay regarding a PTSD misdiagnosis.
PTSD resulting in Unemployability
Traumatic brain injury case
Wrongfully denied SSA claim
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Non-presumptive cardiac impairment linked to Agent Orange
Agent Orange exposure case that led to Parkison’s disease.
ERISA long term disability benefits.