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Healing the Wounds of Afghanistan: A Benefits Guide for Disabled Veterans

Healing the Wounds of Afghanistan: A Benefits Guide for Disabled Veterans

Veterans watched with anger and sadness this past August as Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. The withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan may be a poignant and painful reminder of
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Exposed to Burn Pits? Get Disability Compensation for Three New Fast-Tracked Conditions

Burn pits have been described as the post-9/11 generation’s Agent Orange. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as much as 250 tons of trash a day were burned with
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How Does the VA Determine My PTSD Disability Rating?

As every solider knows, you can’t go into battle alone. You need a reliable and dependable support team behind you. The same is true of veterans battling with PTSD. Having
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Jury Awards Veteran $1.7 Million in Third Trial Over Faulty 3M Earplugs

A Pensacola, Florida, federal jury has awarded $1.7 million in the third bellwether trial over 3M’s defective Combat Arms earplugs. Jurors found that 3M failed to provide adequate warnings for
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Can a Fully Developed Claim Really Help Me Get My Disability Benefits Faster?

When you’re in the business of helping veterans secure disability benefits, you inevitably field the following question: Why is the VA is taking so long to process my claim? There
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How to Calculate Your VA Disability Rating

Here at the Leak Veteran Services, we have veterans ask us all the time: How does the VA calculate my disability rating? You may have heard the term “VA math”
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How to Get Maximum VA Compensation for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

Pier, Onslow Bay, Camp Lejeune, November 1963 | Photo credit: USMC Archives We’ve written a lot about toxic exposure on this blog, from the burn pits that were used to
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Jon Stewart Teams Up with Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits in Fight for Benefits

Image credit: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Public Affairs, CC license Jon Stewart is once again throwing his celebrity behind a campaign to pressure
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Everything Veterans Need to Know About Gulf War Syndrome

What Is Gulf War Syndrome? Gulf War Syndrome is a widely used term for a chronic multi-symptom illness that affects many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. Soldiers deployed to
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How to Get Help with Disability Benefits for Schizophrenia

Are you a veteran suffering from schizophrenia? As a veteran you are entitled to disability benefits that can help you cope with your symptoms, and you don’t have to go
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