Am I Eligible for Veterans’ Disability?
Veterans who are granted disability have a better quality of life and are able to better care for their needs. If you are a U.S. Armed Forces veteran who is suffering from an injury or disease that occurred during service, you may be eligible to receive benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Common…Read More
Q&A with Nancy Mizerak: What is the new veterans disability law coming in February, and how might it affect me?
In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act also known as the Appeals Modernization Act. In short, the reason behind the act is to process appeals more efficiently. The law takes effect in February 2019. Social security and veterans disability attorney Nancy Mizerak responds below to questions about the new law and…Read More
The Veteran’s Disability Rating
In personal injury cases, disability is a critical factor in the outcome of your case. A disability may prevent you from continuing to perform at your current job, or it might keep you from enjoying the daily activities that you undertook before sustaining an injury. Within the military, current and former members may receive payment…Read More
Veterans’ Affairs: Benefitting from a Broken System [Infographic]
When it comes to taking care of servicemen and women when they return home from their deployments, the current system we have is severely lacking. Our veterans have a very difficult time getting the care they deserve once their service is completed. If you were injured or disabled in the line of duty, you may…Read More
Why does it take so long to appeal veterans disability? Q&A with Attorney Nancy Mizerak
Social Security Disability attorney Nancy Mizerak represents disabled claimants in their appeals to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. We chatted with her about veterans disability and why the appeals process is forcing some vets to wait years for care and compensation. What is veterans disability? Veterans disability is a monthly, tax-free income for…Read More