Veterans Disability Info Blog



Lawyers Help Tweak Bankruptcy Code to Aid Vets

Lawyers Help Tweak Bankruptcy Code to Aid Vets

Hundreds of thousands of disabled veterans have had to make an agonizing decision if they fell into serious financial difficulties. For the past 14 years, such veterans considering bankruptcy protection had to decide whether to use their monthly disability payment toward the settlement or keep...

Person of Interest Identified in VA Hospital Deaths

Person of Interest Identified in VA Hospital Deaths

There is more information regarding the investigation into the deaths from insulin overdoses of at least 11 veterans at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, four hours from Washington, D.C. Authorities have identified a “person of interest” in the...

Multiple Suspicious Deaths at VA Hospital Spurs Investigation

Multiple Suspicious Deaths at VA Hospital Spurs Investigation

Something is very wrong at a Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. There have been at least 11 suspicious deaths at the facility in a two-year period, and federal prosecutors are investigating. Many of these deaths involve incorrect insulin injections in patients,...

How Do Veterans Find Doctors Who Write Nexus Letters?

How Do Veterans Find Doctors Who Write Nexus Letters?

Nexus letters are one of the most (if not THE most) important parts of a claim for VA benefits. If you don’t get it right, it could cost you years of appeals or eliminate your chance for veterans’ benefits altogether. But getting a good nexus letter that supports your claim isn’t...

From VA RAMP Program to New VA Appeals System

From VA RAMP Program to New VA Appeals System

On February 19, 2019, the VA announced the end of the VA RAMP program, moving entirely into the new veterans’ appeals law – the Appeals Modernization Act (“AMA”). Here’s hoping this attempt at VA appeals reform continues to eliminate the backlog and helps get veterans...

How to Get a Higher VA Disability Rating for Depression

How to Get a Higher VA Disability Rating for Depression

As many as one in every three veterans suffer from depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, PTSD, or other psychiatric disorder - two to three times more than the general population. Depression is a major cause of unemployability in the U.S., making VA disability compensation for depression...



Top 10 Takeaways from the Feres Doctrine Reform Hearing

Top 10 Takeaways from the Feres Doctrine Reform Hearing

Tuesday afternoon’s Washington D.C. hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, titled “Feres Doctrine – A Policy in Need of Reform”, addressed an issue long overdue for change.
For 69 years, the Feres Doctrine has banned active duty armed forces members from using...