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Blog Posts in September, 2014

Disability Claims for PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma

Veterans claimant service connection for disability based on an inservice personal assault face unique challenges in proving up their claims. Personal assault can include rape, physical assault, ...
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Good News for Veterans and Survivors

On Tuesday, September 16, the House of Representatives passed legislation that will increase Veterans disability compensation with a cost of living increase matching the rate of Social Security ...
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Veterans and Mustangs

Saturday, September 20th, Catherine Coats and Robert Todd attended the Mustang Extreme Makeover Finals in Fort Worth, Texas. The purpose of the Mustang Makeover is to showcase wild mustangs after they ...
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SSA Extends Authority to Decide Compassionate Allowance Claims

Last month, the Social Security Administration extended its authority to quickly decide and award claims under their compassionate allowance process and quick disability process. This was a carry-over ...
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VA Aid and Attendance Benefits

AID AND ATTENDANCE If you are a Veteran or survivor eligible for VA pension, you may be eligible for additional benefits. Aid and Attendance is increased monthly pension available for those who: - ...
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Access your Social Security information with a My Social Security Account

Access Your Social Security Information with a My Social Security Account With a my Social Security account, people can take control of their future by accessing their online Social Security ...
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New rules for Veterans with PTSD

If you are a Vietnam-era Veteran, you may be eligible for an upgrade in VA disability benefits that you were previously denied. The Defense Department announced Wednesday that they are offering new ...
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Veterans and TBI

A 2014 study published by the journal Neurology found Veterans aged 55 and older with a diagnosis of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) had a 60 percent greater risk of developing dementia over a ...
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