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Veterans' Issues Archives

How to protect your rights while on active duty

As an individual who serves in the United States military, you make sacrifices every day for the safety and security of your country. Because of deployment and other aspects of active duty, it can be particularly complicated for you when legal issues arise. In order to protect your rights and interests while serving in the military, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act exists to provide you with security and legal protections. 

Death on military base part of personal injury lawsuit

Service members and their families who volunteer their time to our country often make great sacrifices. In return, the government offers lifelong benefits to retirees and loved ones who make that commitment. For the family of a retired 28-year Army veteran in South Carolina, the balance between benefit and risk became all too real in October 2015.

The Mental Health Review Board Improvement Act may rectify past wrongs.

If you have been following our blog, you have read about the uphill battle that many veterans face when seeking to qualify for disability benefits for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Previous to their filing, veterans may have grappled daily with the anxiety and depression that characterize this disorder. In choosing to publicly acknowledge mental struggles, these former service members risk association with the stigma that is paired with PTSD. In spite of the social implications that can result from admitting to be suffering from PTSD, these former soldiers seek relief that mental health benefit can provide.

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