Veterans who became ill or were injured while serving in the military often qualify for special disability benefits like disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, and free healthcare services. For help determining whether you or a loved one is eligible, please contact an experienced Northbrook veterans disability lawyer in your area.
Veterans who became ill or sustained an injury while serving in the military could be eligible for a monthly tax-free payment. In order to qualify for disability compensation, a Veteran must:
In addition to these requirements, veterans must also be able to provide the VA with evidence demonstrating that:
Proving disability can be difficult unless a person suffers from an illness that falls under one of the following categories, in which case, the VA will presume that a condition qualifies as a disability:
For help determining whether your service-related condition satisfies the VA’s definition of a disability for compensation purposes, please contact our legal team today.
Veterans who suffer from disabilities as a result of their time in the service could also qualify for vocational rehabilitation and employment services if those disabilities make it difficult or impossible to secure employment. However, to qualify for these services, a veteran must:
Those who satisfy these eligibility requirements will have access to a wide range of services and programs, including:
Which of these services a person qualifies for depends in large part on his or her illness and financial situation, so if you are a former service member and need help transitioning back to civilian life, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney about your eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits.
Veterans with disabilities could also qualify for adaptive housing grants, which can be used to build or modify a home to meet their specific needs. Possible renovations include:
Please call our office today to learn more about applying for an adaptive housing grant.
To set up a free case review with an experienced Northbrook veterans disability attorney to evaluate your case and explain your legal options, please call us at The Comerford Law Office, LLC today.