After filing a disability claim, the VA reviews the supporting evidence to decide whether your condition qualifies for benefits. The VA only grants disability to veterans with health conditions proven to be connected to their military service. But how can you show that your health condition is indeed service-connected?
In order to build an effective case, you’ll need to enlist the help of an experienced VA attorney. Proving your case can be difficult, but if you include the necessary information, your chances for approval increase. Call us to discuss the specific circumstances surrounding your legal case.
While reviewing the provided documents as part of your disability claim, the VA looks for evidence demonstrating that:
To support your claim, you’ll need to provide certain documents, such as records of the treatments you received in service, doctor’s reports and medical test results as evidence of your injury.
Establishing a clear connection between your disability and your military service is one of the hardest obstacles to overcome when applying for VA benefits. There are several possible methods to prove this relationship, each requiring a specific method of proof:
If your disability claim was denied, contact the Comerford Law Office, LLC for assistance. We can discuss your case in detail and help you understand what it means to have a service-connected disability.
Retroactive pay regarding the failure to account for all the veteran’s medical conditions.
Military Sexual Trauma case
Disability associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Retroactive pay regarding a PTSD misdiagnosis.
PTSD resulting in Unemployability
Traumatic brain injury case
Wrongfully denied SSA claim
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Non-presumptive cardiac impairment linked to Agent Orange
Agent Orange exposure case that led to Parkison’s disease.
ERISA long term disability benefits.