Proposed Amendments in Military Sexual Assault Rules

The media and even Congress has recently criticized the military justice system when it comes to military sexual assault situations that has impacted many Veterans lives.  Reported stories include how the senate has proposed that military commanders would no longer...

Gulf War Open Burn Pit Registry

There was a recent briefing on November 201, 2013 that explained some of the key aspects for Gulf War Veterans and the Open Burn Pit Registry.  At the beginning of this year, a new law was passed, P.L. 112-260 section 201 that requires the VA to build up a registry of...

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...

Filing Veterans Disability Claims

Many Veterans inquire with lawyers for veterans what way is best for filing veterans disability claims?  As a Veterans Disability attorney I often don’t use the traditional form or the online method.   The online method was reported to be preferred by the VA as...

Backlog Update

The VA backlog for veterans disability benefits is being reported on frequently.  Frustrating to many veterans and their families is how long can they wait for veterans disability compensation to arrive.  The Washington Post has reported that this year great strides...

USA Today Reports on Gulf War Panel

Many Veterans that apply for veterans disability have Gulf War service and have related gulf war veterans disabilities.  Unfortunately, a related veterans disability committee was gutted.  VA secretary Shinseki has reportedly cut the budget of a vital gulf war illness...