This post describes the VA disability appeals process for decisions issued prior to February 19, 2019. Decisions received after that date are subject to the new VA appeals process.
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.