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U.S. veterans continue to see backlog in disability claims

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is launching an initiative to decrease the number of veterans throughout the country still waiting on disability compensation. Dr. Tommy Sowers, the assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs, said filing claims on paper is not … Continue reading

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Surprising Statistic-Almost half of new military veterans seek disability benefits

Why do you think more and more veterans are seeking disability benefits? According to an article by Marilynn Marchione in The Daily Caller, “America’s newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically … Continue reading

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Should Family Courts be able to divide a Veteran’s Disability Benefits?

In recent news, a disabled veteran has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider whether individual states should be allowed to consider a veteran’s disability compensation in calculating spousal support; and additionally whether federal law bars state courts from considering … Continue reading

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