VA Disability

VA Warns Disability Claims Backlog Will Get Worse Before it Gets Better


Disability claims skyrocketed last year due to the constraints the pandemic placed on the complex disability claims process. Currently, there are more than 190,000 disability claims in VA’s backlog – the VA predicts that the backlog will increase and peak this summer, estimating around 225,000-to-240,000 pending claims by August. According to an article published by…

VA Disability Appeal Process – Choosing the Best Option for Your Claim (Higher-Level Review)


  One of the biggest challenges veterans face when applying for disability compensation is choosing the best appeal option under the new VA decision review process. There are three review options to choose from: Supplemental Claim Higher-Level Review Board Appeal In this article, VA Attorney Matthew Brown will be covering the Higher-Level Review appeal option…

Congress Focuses on Expanding Health Care for Vets Affected by Toxic Exposure


Congress is reviewing a large roster of bills that could potentially provide much-needed health care to millions of veterans with service-related toxic exposure. According to an article published by Military.com, “The debate over health care for victims of toxic exposure amounts to a legislative ultramarathon for advocates and lawmakers championing the issue, amid little mainstream…