Veterans may need help when applying for disability benefits

On Behalf of | May 21, 2015 | Uncategorized

War veterans are among the most respected people in any U.S. community. They make many sacrifices to ensure that the citizens of the United States can be free and lead a peaceful life. However, despite their sacrifices, it is unfortunate that many veterans in Missouri as well as in the rest of the country often do not receive the benefits that they earned during their military service or what they are entitled to if they become disabled.

According to current laws, veterans are eligible for a number of benefits because of war-related injuries and mental illnesses. However, many veterans may agree that filing for benefits and obtaining benefits from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is often challenging. As a result, a veteran is often handed unfair deals or their claims are completely denied. If that happens, the veteran may eventually be forced to navigate through an appeals process.

However, the appeals process is fairly complex. The various levels of appeals can be confusing and complicated for many veterans. It is probably in such a situation that the veteran realizes that the person may be able to get through the process, which includes a number of legal and procedural complications, if they have adequate guidance.

In addition to VA benefits, veterans may also be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. However, even for SSD benefits, the process may not be smooth. Repeated disability determination tests and lengthy appeals often make it next to impossible to claim benefits. Thankfully, like VA benefits, a knowledgeable attorney may be able to help veterans to obtain their rightful SSD benefits.

It is in such a situation that our law firm can help veterans in Missouri. The attorneys at our law firm have combined experience of more than 60 years. They have handled a variety of cases involving veterans and the various issues that veterans face when claiming disability benefits. If you wish to learn more about how we can help you, you may visit our website. The information may prove to be invaluable to you.

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