Veterans Disability FAQs
Q. How do I apply for veterans disability benefits?
You will need to complete your application (VA Form 21-526) and can do so by visiting your local VA regional office or online at the VONAPP website. . You should submit your discharge papers, dependency records, and medical evidence if you have them available.
Q. What are the requirements in order to receive veterans benefits?
You must have served in the military and either retired, completed your service, or been discharged. Those that have been dishonorably discharged do not meet the requirements. It must be proven that your injuries directly relate to your service.
Q. What can I do if my VA claim is denied?
If you have been denied benefits ALWAYS file an APPEAL! You NEVER want to start a new application because you will put yourself back at square one. The closer you are to hearing in front of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA), the better. This means you will have the opportunity to present an argument on why your claim should be approved.
Q. What can I do if my rating is lower than expected?
Someone from our team can help you request a higher rating. The process is similar to filing an appeal for a denied claim, and we will guide you through every step.
Q. Can a veteran’s survivor receive benefits?
Children under 18, spouses, and possibly even parents may be eligible for benefits with Dependency and Indemnity Compensation.
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