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    The biggest mistake Veterans make... Treating it as a "Claim" and not a Lawsuit.

    I feel that the biggest mistake that Veterans make is going along with the semantics of it being addressed as a claims process. Indeed, while it is a claims process, it could be thought of as something different, and a little stronger, like a lawsuit, if that's what it takes to help you...
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    C-file Requests

    As of April 2020, the VA now has VA Form 20-10206 that is specifically used to get copies of: Claims file (C-File) Service treatment records/military treatment records Vocational rehabilitation and employment records Pension benefit documents DD-214 Life insurance records Fiduciary services...
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    Veterans Crisis Line

    Another hotline that can be used is 1-800-273-8255, the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
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    Veterans Crisis Line

    The month of September hosts Suicide Prevention Week, but Veterans should not struggle throughout the rest of the year. Get ahold of the Veterans Crisis Line by dialing 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1 or text 838255. Confidential chat can also be found on the website by...
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    VA Disability Pay Dates 2022

    Below are the pay dates for VA compensation and pension for 2022. Month VA Disability Pay Dates 2022 January 2022 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 February 2022 Tuesday, March 1, 2022 March 2022 Friday, April 1, 2022 April 2022 Friday, April 29, 2022 May 2022 Wednesday, June 1, 2022 June...
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    Cyber awareness for official VA accounts (eBenefits, etc.)

    You may be putting yourself at risk of liabilities if you, an authorized user of a U.S. Government computer system such as eBenefits, etc. allow any third parties access to the systems. As a Veteran with accounts on these platforms, you may be putting yourself in a compromising situation by...
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    What's the difference between Social Security SSI and SSDI?

    Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance are two of the most popular SSA programs that you will run into as a Veteran. While both programs are designed for senior citizens and those with disabilities, it's important that you know the difference between the two in...
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    C&P Exam: What is your pain rating?

    Veterans suffering from chronic pain Some veterans suffer from chronic pain. Whether this is a stabbing, aching, or throbbing pain isolated to one area, it's something that is being constantly dealt with. I've met a lot of Veterans that downplay their pain. This is because, if you take a look...
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    Should I hire a lawyer to file or appeal a VA disability claim?

    There are countless Veterans that have had bad experiences dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs for a disability claim. In fact, some have been fighting since Vietnam. It also took until 2021 for Vietnam Vets to get positive word for presumptive conditions, or, conditions that are...
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    Veterans Disability Attorneys: A Must-See & Growing List

    Which law firm do you recommend for VA hearing appeals? A very common feeler that Veterans put out are requests for recommendations on good lawyers or law firms with expertise in Veterans Affairs compensation and pension (C&P) claims processes. Lawyers can be helpful with initiating a new claim...
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    C&P Exam: What is your pain rating?

    Veterans Affairs C&P exam: Pain Below is a chart that aids in the conversion from the verbiage you may be feeling to a pain scale of 0 to 10. You may also measure this by the expression that you could imagine is on your face that you would envision in your head. However, the best approach is to...