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Burn Pit Exposure Presumptive Conditions List 2022

If you are a United States Veteran who was deployed overseas after 9/11, you are probably familiar with the use of burn pits and the hazards they cause. Many veterans over the past several decades have become sick or ill as a result of exposure to the toxic fumes. Burn pits emit hazardous toxic waste when trash and sewage...

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Who Qualifies for 100% VA Disability?

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides financial compensation, healthcare, and other benefits to veterans with service-related disabilities. These benefits extend to those who served on active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training. The veteran must show that their service caused their condition or exacerbated an existing condition. The VA also requires an honorable discharge....

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What Heart Conditions Qualify for VA Disability?

You served your country honorably and bravely. But your military career left you with a new or worsening heart condition. If you are wondering whether you qualify for Veterans Administration (VA) disability benefits, this guide should answer some of your questions.  For more specific answers or help applying for VA disability benefits, contact Gerling Law’s VA disability lawyers today...

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How to Go From 90% to 100% VA Disability Rating in 2022

Suffering from a disability as a result of your military service can be life-changing and, at times, overwhelming. Of course, nothing can allow you to undo the cause of your disability. But if you’ve sustained a service-connected condition, you may have a claim for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The amount of your benefits will...

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VA Disability Rating for Achilles & Ankle Tendonitis

Many veterans experience severe achilles or ankle tendonitis following their time in the military. Sometimes, this can lead to the inability to secure or maintain employment if the pain interferes with your movements. If you have developed tendonitis as a result of your military service, you may be able to receive VA disability for ankle tendonitis or achilles tendonitis....

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Average Settlement for Medical Negligence Resulting in Death 2022

Coping with the death of a loved one is extremely difficult in all circumstances but can feel even more devastating when you believe their death could have been avoided. Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States. If your loved one’s death occurred because of medical negligence, you may have the right...

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Average Wrongful Death Settlements in Kentucky

Losing a loved one is never easy. Not only is your family experiencing unspeakable grief, but the unexpected financial burden can bring additional stress. If your family member died due to another party’s negligence, intentional acts, or recklessness, you could have the right to bring a wrongful death lawsuit. While financial compensation will not make up for the loss...

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VA Disability Rating for Bipolar Disorder

Countless veterans experience mental health issues after their service. In fact, according to one 2016 study, more than 1.1 million Veterans who were treated between 2010 and 2011 in a VA Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) were diagnosed with at least one of five severe mental health issues, one of which was bipolar disorder.  Suffering from bipolar disorder can...

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Calculating Pain and Suffering in Indiana

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in Indiana If you sustain severe injuries in an accident, chances are you may experience physical or emotional distress during recovery. In Indiana, plaintiffs may pursue compensation for their pain and suffering in the form of damages. However, you may be wondering, How do you calculate pain and suffering? Let’s take a look...

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VA Disability Rating for Hip Pain

What is Hip Pain? Hip pain is a fairly common complaint as people get older. However, among service members, hip pain can be a life-altering condition that impacts the quality of life. Military service-related injuries on any part of the body can ultimately cause stress on the hips. If you were injured during your military career and have hip...

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