Big Change for Vets!

Big Change for Vets!  Its now official.  The VA has an interim Final Rule extending certain presumptions relative to Agent Orange exposure to some 1,200 to 1,500 Air Force and Air Force Reserve personnel whose military service “involved regular and repeated...

VA Mismanagement of Benefits

This story is tragic. In light of the recent changes proposed by the VA that will deprive wartime veterans of earned benefits to help pay for long term care, this story is very timely.  People need to contact their Congressperson and the VA to let them know that they...

Days like this don’t feel like work…

posted by Lisa Dillman Today was a VERY exciting day for me in my practice! I had the honor of being retained by a surviving spouse of a WWII veteran who served in the Pacific theater and was a flame thrower. The picture shows General MacArthur pinning a Bronze Star...

VA Changes Burial Benefits

posted by Daniel Littlepage   Effective July 7, 2014, the VA changed its monetary burial benefits regulations, allowing eligible survivors (primarily surviving spouses) to be awarded the maximum flat amount for burial benefits without formal application and...