Once a service member is discharged, he or she becomes eligible for a wide range of services, programs, and benefits offered by the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA). Many of these benefits, however, are only available to certain veterans, namely those who sustained a service-connected illness or injury.
For help applying for these benefits, which include everything from monthly disability payments and vocational rehabilitation to housing grants and home healthcare services, please contact a dedicated Aurora veterans disability attorney who can explain your legal options.
Veterans who served in active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training capacity in the U.S. military and who have received a disability rating for a service-connected medical condition are often eligible to receive a monthly disability compensation payment. However, this is only true for veterans who can also establish that:
Veterans who apply for these benefits will need to provide evidence of their illness or injury, which could include a VA disability rating report, medical records, and expert testimony. Certain illnesses, however, are automatically presumed to satisfy the definition of a disability, including:
To learn more about collecting compensation for one of these illnesses, please contact our Aurora veterans disability legal team today.
The VA also provides aid and attendance benefits to help veterans who are housebound or need assistance with daily activities due to their service-connected disabilities. In addition to receiving a VA pension, veterans who are applying for these benefits must also be able to prove that they:
To apply for aid and attendance benefits, veterans will need access to certain information, including:
Please call us today to ensure that your own claim for benefits is filed correctly and on time.
To schedule a free consultation with a dedicated Aurora veterans disability attorney who can evaluate your case and explain your legal options, please call us at The Comerford Law Office, LLC today.