Veterans Disability Info Blog


Asbestos Exposure in Military

United States military veterans account for 8 percent of our country’s adult population but also an estimated 30 percent of those diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma each year.
What is the reason for the disproportionate number? Exposure to asbestos.
Veterans are still fighting...

More Help Is Needed for Our Veterans

I received a very sad telephone call this morning. It was the wife of one of my clients. She informed me that her husband, the veteran, just committed suicide.
At the time of death, the veteran had been service connected for PTSD and was seeking a higher rating for his disability. The VA...

Our Nation’s Veterans Deserve Better for Their Service and Their Sacrifice

Our country often boasts of having the most highly developed military in the world. Indeed, the power of the United States military has been influential in winning two major world wars in the 20th Century and is also credited with influencing the collapse of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. ...

Who’s Responsible When Your VA Benefits Appeal Isn’t Going Anywhere?

It’s understandable that a veteran who suffers from severe disabling conditions and who lacking the ability to work would be frustrated by how long it take VA to resolve his appeal. One of the complaints I hear from veterans is that their lawyer isn’t doing anything to move their case...


Help! My VA Disability Lawyer Isn’t Doing Anything to Push My Claim!

“My lawyer is not doing anything to help me!” is one of the most common complaints I hear as a veterans’ disability attorney.
The logic goes something like this: I have a lawyer representing me and my case is taking a long time to resolve. Therefore, my lawyer must not be...

Comments on the Recent Firing of Two Top Wounded Warrior Project Executives

I was saddened to see news of the termination of two top executives from the Wounded Warrior Project. CEO Steve Nardizzi and COO Al Giordano were fired based on allegations of wasteful spending and actions that cast the organization in a negative light. The allegations tended to suggest that the...