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How to Link PTSD with Autoimmune Disorder for VA Benefits

How to Link PTSD with Autoimmune Disorder for VA Benefits

Has the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) denied a service connection for your autoimmune disorder? Are you service connected for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? If you are a veteran diagnosed with PTSD who also suffers from an autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis, multiple...

How to Reclaim VA Benefits with a Personality Disorder Diagnosis

How to Reclaim VA Benefits with a Personality Disorder Diagnosis

Has the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) denied your benefits claim based on a personality disorder diagnosis? The VA is denying disability and medical benefits for soldiers misdiagnosed with personality disorder, preventing people who have risked their lives to serve our country from receiving...

Five Jobs That Can Help PTSD Sufferers Ease Into Social Situations

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects thousands of people across America who have suffered from stressful accidents, terrorist activity, or abuse, and it also often affects those who have served in the military. For many, the idea of going back to their former activities or jobs...

CAVC Remand in PTSD Case for Not Addressing Fear of Hostile Attack

In some cases when the VA denies a claim for PTSD, it often neglects to consider whether the veteran was in a combat theater and in fear of a hostile military or terrorist attack. Our lawyers recently got a remand at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans claims for a veteran who was exposed to...



The Fatality Rate From Combat May Extend for Decades After a War’s End

The Journal of the American Medical Association has confirmed that veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan War have a significantly higher prevalence of all cardiovascular risk factors such as smoking, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, and diabetes. The medical community, and perhaps most...



Proving Military Sexual Assault When the Incident Was Not Reported

As a veterans’ disability lawyer who represents the victims of military sexual assault, I know how frustrating it can be when VA denies a claim for PTSD. The trauma and devastation of being sexually assaulted often causes deep shame and guilt. There is often a corresponding hesitancy to...