MST – Veterans Benefits for Military Sexual Trauma Victims

Some Basic Elements Of An MST Claim Military sexual trauma is very common, affecting as many as one in four female servicemembers.  The term includes not only involuntary sexual relationships (e.g. a CO implies that preferential treatment will follow a sexual relationship) or repeated, threatening, and unreasonable behavior of a sexual nature. Due to the […]

Claims for Agent Orange Exposure

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Some Veterans of the Vietnam War and other conflicts of that era are presumptively eligible for service-connected compensation for medical conditions that are designated by the VA as being caused by exposure to Agent Orange. Benefits are not awarded just because you were or might have been exposed to Agent Orange. To qualify you must […]

VA Disability Benefits for Hearing Loss

Veterans with Hearing Loss Many veterans are among the 30 million Americans with some form of loss of hearing, largely because these individuals are at risk for both trauma-induced hearing loss (being too close to an explosion) and chronic loss (working in an aircraft hangar). In fact, hearing loss is the top combat injury in […]