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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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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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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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VA Disability for Narcolepsy Breakdown

Are you a veteran who can’t keep your eyes open? If so, you might be suffering from a serious medical condition called narcolepsy. This illness causes excessive daytime sleepiness, nighttime sleep problems, and other circadian rhythm issues that make everyday life a challenge. Veteran sufferers may be surprised to find that there is a narcolepsy VA rating for this...

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Average VA Compensation for Kidney Cancer & Kidney Cancer Caused by Agent Orange

Living with cancer or chronic disease is, for many, a terrible reality after active duty military service. Exposure to toxic chemicals on base or while deployed has been linked to a number of cancers and diseases. Many veterans survive combat, only to come home with a kidney cancer diagnosis.  Kidneys seem particularly vulnerable to developing cancers if exposed to...

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Agent Orange Presumptive List 2022 Update

As a Vietnam War veteran, you have a story to tell. Often, that story includes Agent Orange exposure. In fact, so many Vietnam veterans like yourself were exposed to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange that by the 1980s and 1990s, widespread health issues among veterans caused serious public concern. In response, Congress passed the Agent Orange Act of 1991....

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VA Disability Rating for Multiple Myeloma from Agent Orange & Burn Pits

Serving in one of our nation’s military branches is one of the most patriotic things that you can do. Unfortunately, military service can leave deep physical and psychological scars that can affect you for the rest of your life. Recognizing this, the federal government created disability benefits for veterans. The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers these benefits. ...

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