Veterans Disability Info Blog


Whistleblower Rewards for Veterans Who Report Defense Contractor Fraud

Whistleblower Rewards for Veterans Who Report Defense Contractor Fraud

As soldiers, veterans and military contractors, we pride ourselves on the services we provide to our nation. The government offers hundreds of billions of dollars each year to defense contractors and private security companies who work to keep America strong.
While the VA struggles to provide...



Why VA Needs to Prioritize Claims for Mental Disabilities

Why VA Needs to Prioritize Claims for Mental Disabilities

I wish I could say it was the first time this has ever happened. But it’s not. More times that I would like to admit we’ve received phone calls from family members of veterans who have committed suicide due to the stress and mental disorders they are experiencing.
The VA’s...

VA Whistle-blower is Subjected to Retaliation and Resigns

VA Whistle-blower is Subjected to Retaliation and Resigns

A Department of Veterans’ Affairs employee who blew the whistle on the VA’s use of unauthorized wait lists for mental healthcare in Colorado has resigned after describing his being subjected to retaliation for speaking out.
The whistle-blower describes VA conduct such as assigning...


Victory for a Veteran with PTSD Based Upon In-Service Bed Wetting

Victory for a Veteran with PTSD Based Upon In-Service Bed Wetting

We recently won service connection for PTSD for a veteran who presented with a very complex case. The victory in this case illustrates why expert advocacy is needed in complex cases.
This case involved a young veteran who joined the military at age 17 in order to escape a very abusive...