When Should I File for VA benefits?

If you believe that you may qualify for VA benefits and you have never filed a claim before, you need to file a claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs as soon as possible. In many cases, the benefits you receive will be paid back to the date that the claim is filed. This means […]

Acute Brain Syndrome Disability Benefits

Acute brain syndrome (ABS), a type of organic brain syndrome, can cause severe mental and behavioral problems and cognitive deficits. ABS may result from a traumatic brain injury, infection, overdose, or other physical ailment or disorder. The condition, which may be temporary or permanent, can cause symptoms that completely disrupt a person’s life and make […]

Getting Social Security Disability Benefits When You’re Over 50

Disabled persons that do not meet the criteria under a listing in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book might still be eligible for benefits if the SSA awards them with a medical vocational allowance. Being of advanced age can work in your favor when the SSA reviews your case. Lunn and Forro, PLLC has […]

How do I file a VA compensation claim?

To file a claim for VA benefits, you can either print, complete and mail the application form (VA 21-526EZ), or you can file your claim online at the VA’s website. Related Posts

Applying for Social Security Benefits

Applying for Social Security benefits does not have to be confusing. There are several ways you can apply for disability benefits. You can call your local office to schedule an appointment to complete the application over the phone. This means that you do not have to go to the local office and wait in line […]