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Can I Get Veterans’ Disability If I Was Dishonorably Discharged?

Generally, a veteran seeking disability benefits from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) must have been discharged from service under conditions other than dishonorable. Therefore, if a veteran is discharged in the following classifications, he or she is likely to receive benefits if otherwise qualified: under honorable conditions, general, and honorable discharge. However, if a servicemember […]

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Veterans Appeals Through A Decision Review Officer

Applying for benefits for an illness or injury that happened as a result of a person’s service in the military is not as straightforward as one may expect.  The process is sometimes complicated by backlogs in processing claims.  Denials are not uncommon even when the veteran clearly qualifies for benefits, and the right result is […]

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The Veterans Disability Claims Process Explained

In this video, we talk about the Veterans Disability Claims Process and what goes into applying for VA benefits. At the Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller, PLLC, our veterans benefits attorneys can represent you through your initial claim and both your first and second appeals, if necessary. Please contact us today to discuss your case and […]

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Differences Between Veterans Disability and Social Security Disability

Disability benefits obtained through the Social Security Administration and disability benefits obtained through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), are not mutually exclusive benefit systems. Because Veterans disability benefits are based on a veteran’s service-related injury, and Social Security disability benefits are based on an individual’s work history, a disabled veteran can apply for benefits […]

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Veterans Disability Dependent And Survivor Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a wide range of benefits for eligible veterans who are determined to be disabled.  Sometimes veteran disability benefits are extended to the spouse, children, and in some cases parents of the veteran if the veteran has a total and permanent service connected disability as evidenced by a VA […]

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VA Travel Reimbursement For Medical Care

Veterans with service connected disabilities often have multiple medical visits for treatment or diagnosis.  Sometimes these visits require special travel arrangements, and in some cases, can entail long distance travel.  In order to assist veterans with disabilities with these travel needs, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shoulders the costs of the travel to these […]

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Appealing the Denial of your Veteran’s Disability Claim

Are you a veteran of the U.S. armed forces?  Have you sustained an injury or illness from your service?  If so, you may be eligible for veterans disability benefits.  These benefits can be a financial lifesaver, however, the application process may prove to be highly complex and lengthy.  Even more, if your claim was initially […]

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A Short Message From Kenneth Hiller On Veterans Disability

Here at the Law Offices of Kenneth Hiller we believe that our veterans deserve the best possible legal representation when they are fighting to get the benefits they deserve. We will fight as hard and as long as it takes to get you those benefits. Winning a veterans disability claim has become more difficult. Without […]

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