According to data provided by the U.S. government, there are more than 19 million veterans in our country. Nearly one in five of these veterans, or 3.8 million in total, currently has a disability that is directly connected to their time in the service.
These veterans need access to their medical and income replacement benefits to support themselves and their family. Sadly, VA benefits are notoriously difficult to obtain. At the Comerford Law Office, LLC, our top-rated Carbondale veterans benefits attorney has the skills and experience needed to help you with your VA application and appeal.
Under federal regulations, a lawyer must be accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in order to be eligible to handle any aspect of a veterans benefits cases. Our founder James R. Comerford is fully accredited. Mr. Comerford is a proud, long-standing member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA) and he is dedicated to ensuring that military veterans in Carbondale, IL receive proper care. No matter your service-related disability, illness or condition, our law firm can help. We have experience handling a wide array of different type of VA benefits cases, including those involving:
Every veteran who has a qualifying disability or illness related to their military service should be able to recover the compensation that they need to support their life. To get this compensation. veterans must go through the complex VA application process. Unfortunately, the bureaucratic nature of this process results in many valid applications being rejected by the VA. Applications are wrongly denied for many reasons. Even a simple mistake on your application, whether it is an error or an omission of evidence, could damage your claim. To protect yourself, it is best to work through the initial application with a qualified Carbondale veterans benefits lawyer. Not only will our team work to make sure that you submit the strongest initial application possible, but we will also represent you on appeal, should one become necessary in your case.
At the Comerford Law Office, LLC, we are proud to support veterans and their families in Carbondale, Illinois. If you need assistance recovering full and fair VA benefits, we are here for you. To request your free case evaluation, please reach out to us today by calling 312-863-8572 or emailing us directly through our website. We represent veterans throughout Jackson County, including in Murphysboro, De Soto and Makanda.
To have your case evaluated by an experienced Social Security Disability lawyer, please call The Comerford Law Office, LLC at 312-863-8572 today.
I contacted Jim after my first denial for SS Disability. He was referred to me by a good friend who had retained him for her Disability odyssey as well. My Disability case was somewhat difficult because I didn’t have a nice, large cache of medical documentation to back up my claim. Despite this and other complications Jim helped me get through my hearing and I received a fully favorable decision from the Judge and now I am just waiting to start receiving my benefits,
James is an absolutely great lawyer. He fully understands his area of expertise, he’s quick to answer any questions with clear, concise directions on how to proceed. His insight into understanding how to navigate with many case laws and government agencies helped me as his client better understand the case law and it’s ways. James is quick to answer emails and phone calls, and made me feel very comfortable. I highly, highly recommended James for his case law specialties. A professional and true gentleman, even when I would ramble on with worry, James was very understanding and able to put my concerns at ease.
Jim is absolutely one of the nicest, most compassionate, and intelligent lawyers out there. He is fast to answer any question with clear, concise direction. His insight into understanding how to navigate with many government agencies helps his clients in many ways. Jim is quick to answer emails and calls, and makes his clients feel very comfortable. Highly, highlyrecommended.
Jim is a good lawyer that helped us through a difficult purchase of our home(he also was the lawyer for the sale of our previous home).
We had quite a few issues with the details of the purchase with both the bank and the seller that James made sure were resolved as quickly as possible. When the selling lawyer would not respond to phone calls/emails Jim physically went to the lawyer’s office and made sure that the final details were pushed through.
I would recommend Jim as an attorney as he is very knowledgeable and thorough on the work that he does.
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