New VA Appeals System

Problems with the new VA appeals system are multi faceted, but many have complained about slow processing. A new system, expected to start in February 2019 could address these concerns. It is called the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. Obviously,...

Win your VA case with "Lay Evidence"!

What is Lay Evidence? Lay evidence is any evidence written from a non-expert or non-medical professional that offers observational or a layperson’s perspective on any necessary fact that can substantiate a claim for VA compensation. More simply stated, any...

How long will my VA Compensation claim take?

Waiting times VA compensation are described below.  Veterans  may experience long waiting times before they receive those benefits. What Should I do first? Before you file a claim, its often helpful to obtain copies of your medical and service records, but this is not...

Discharged due to Personality Disorder?

Personality disorders are often the deathknell of VA compensation claims and so its important to know if it has been correctly diagnosed. Often it has not. Most veterans also know that when they are released from active duty they receive a DD214, a Certificate of...