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Coping with Disabilities after a Car Accident

Written on March 9, 2016 at 8:18 pm, by

Spinal Injuries from Car Accidents Some people suffer permanent injuries as a result of a car accident or other incident.  Money from a personal injury claim is good, but it does not fix the change of life for these people.  Ryan “Gooch” Nelson is one of these people.  He suffered a spinal injury from a  Continue Reading »

Veterans Exposure to Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan

Written on February 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm, by

Veteran with Cancer Denied Benefits – VA says not service connected Army combat veteran John Marshall claims the VA abandoned him when they denied his claim for benefits.1  He was diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized.  The VA claims he did not provide information.  They also claim his cancer is not service connected.  John Marshall’s situation  Continue Reading »

VA Healthcare Allegations Continue

Written on May 13, 2014 at 1:08 pm, by

Durham VA Healthcare In a growing list of VA Healthcare offices alleged to have engaged in inappropriate scheduling practices, the Durham, NC VA Hospital has been added to the list.  (Click “here” for the story).  In the last several weeks following the announcement of the allegations at the Phoenix, AZ VA healthcare facility of the  Continue Reading »

VA Healthcare Debacle Continues

Written on May 2, 2014 at 1:57 pm, by

VA Healthcare Issue in Phoenix, AZ The Secretary of the VA announced he was putting three officials, including the Director of the Phoenix, AZ VA Healthcare Office, on administrative leave pending the investigation.  How will this investigation and these suspensions impact the continuing healthcare of veterans in Arizona?  Families have been speaking out about the  Continue Reading »

VA Healthcare Problem

Written on April 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm, by

VA Healthcare Problem The VA is under fire for the deaths of 40 veterans who died while waiting for VA health care in Arizona.  This comes after the VA sent a press release touting the greatness of their healthcare. VA Press Release On April 16, 2014, the VA announced that a 2013 survey conducted by  Continue Reading »

VA Claims Reduction in Backlog

Written on April 7, 2014 at 12:58 pm, by

Terrible April Fools Joke or Reality? On April 1, the Veteran’s Administration (VA) issued a news release claiming a 44% reduction in the backlog of cases at their peak in March, 2013, while at the same time improving the accuracy of the decisions.  This sounds good, but keep in mind that VA defines the backlog as  Continue Reading »

New Expedited Social Security Process for Veterans

Written on March 27, 2014 at 3:45 pm, by

  Expedited SSA Process for Permanently and Totally Disabled Veterans The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced they would launch a new expedited process for disability claims filed by veterans with a 100% Veteran’s Administration rating for Permanent and Total disability.  This is good news for veterans seeking these benefits. If a veteran is receiving service connected disability  Continue Reading »