Winning on Gulf War Syndrome

We have previously written on how the VA has implemented new rules on Gulf War syndrome seemingly rewriting the rules in favor of veterans.  However there are still many potential pitfalls for the complicated rules relating to gulf war syndrome.  The rules apply to...

Overview of TDIU Benefits

What is TDIU? Under Total Disability Individual Unemployability or TDIU, the VA pays 100% compensation to veterans who are unable to maintain substantially gainful employment either permanently or temporarily as a result of service-connected disabilities, even if...

How do I calculate multiple VA ratings?

Many Veterans become confused when they have different medical problems that the VA rated them for and may not understand how to calculate multiple VA ratings.  Some veterans wrongly presume that the VA simply adds together the separate VA ratings to get an overall...

Camp Lejeune Disability Update

We previously wrote on the Camp Lejeune disability issue about a year ago, but some regulatory and congressional acts have occurred since then.  Certain Marines that were stationed at Camp Lejeune between August 1953 to 1987 may have been exposed to toxic chemicals in...

Hiring a Utah Veterans Disability Lawyer

Many lawyers practice in the area of Social Security disability law, however there are fewer veterans disability lawyer, which is more specialized.  There are a couple of things to do in figuring out whether to hire a VA disability attorney. 1.  Is the disability...

VA Disability Pension and SSI

VA Disability Pension and SSI are two types of disability benefits that many many Veterans may receive at the same time.  However, many disability lawyers do not necessarily focus on these programs in terms of practice.  Even though I practice as a Utah SSI lawyer, I...