Although the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers compensation and benefits to service members and veterans, applying for those benefits can be complicated, so if you believe that you may be eligible for VA benefits, it is important to contact an experienced Arlington Heights veterans benefits lawyer who can assist you.
Many veterans who were injured or who contracted illnesses while serving in the military qualify for disability benefits, which include financial support and access to healthcare. In order to be eligible for these benefits, however, a veteran must have:
In addition to these requirements, a veteran must also:
Many physical and mental conditions qualify as disabilities when it comes to qualifying for VA benefits, some however, are automatically presumed to satisfy this definition, including:
Other illnesses that could qualify as a health condition for disability purposes include chronic back pain, breathing problems, severe hearing loss, ulcers, certain cancers, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
Even veterans who do not suffer from a disability could qualify for a medical benefits package that includes a wide range of services, including:
To learn more about the healthcare benefits for which you could be eligible following your service in the military, please contact our Arlington Heights VA benefits legal team today.
Veterans who fall under any of the following categories may also qualify for educational and career counseling:
Qualifying veterans could be eligible for a wide range of education and career-related services, including:
Veterans who are interested in these benefits should apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment benefits and then begin working with a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor as soon as possible.
For help with your VA-related questions and concerns, please contact dedicated Arlington Heights veterans benefits lawyer James R. Comerford at The Comerford Law Office, LLC.