Congress takes steps to expand burn pit research efforts
Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are becoming increasingly concerned that exposure to to...
Expert Analysis Nov 27
Procopio: Agent Orange and the blue water Navy
On December 7, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is scheduled to hear oral argum...
Expert Analysis Nov 25
Burn Pits and the VA: The Impact of the Department of Labor’s Landry Decision on Disability Claims Pending Before VA
For the first time, a federal agency recognized that exposure to burn pits used at a US military for...
Expert Analysis Apr 21
Will VA Appeals Reform Reduce Wait Times for Veterans?
There is no denying that the VA appeals process is in need of reform. As of 2016, veterans wait, on ...
Expert Analysis Feb 18
VA drags its feet on expanding Agent Orange Presumptive List
In order to prevail on a claim for VA disability benefits, a veteran must be able to demonstrate tha...
Military Nov 05
Through the VA’s looking glass: Are you a veteran?
The word veteran means a lot of things to a lot of different people. Growing up, I never gave much t...
Expert Analysis Apr 30
Report from Government Accountability Office addresses the VA’s backlog bogeyman
The backlog. The backlog of pending claims for veterans’ disability benefits has become the b...
Expert Analysis Apr 10
Filing a claim for PTSD: The basics
As a former rating specialist for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, I can tell you first hand t...
Expert Analysis Mar 05
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