How to Appeal if the VA Denies You Disability Benefits
If you are denied veterans disability benefits, here's how to appeal.
Disability Appeals: Using the VA's Decision Review Officer (DRO) Hearing Process
Asking for a DRO hearing at the VA is a quick way to get a denial of veterans disability reversed.
Common Errors in VA Decisions That Veterans Can Appeal
If you've been denied disability compensation or got a low rating, check if the VA made any of these mistakes on your claim.
What to Expect at a BVA Hearing for Veterans Benefits
There are three types of BVA hearings, all informal.
What to Expect at a Hearing Before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
If your appeal to the BVA fails, you can appeal to the Court of Veterans of Veterans Claims.
How to Understand the Basic Documents in Your VA Claims File (C-File)
To file an initial or second appeal, you'll need to request your claims file from the VA. Here's what you'll find.
Reopening an Earlier Claim for Veterans' Disability Compensation
You can reopen a veterans disability claim if you have new, important evidence.
Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits
Nolo's book covers Medicaid rules for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
Written by a former SSA medical consultant, Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability is the essential book for learning about the disability process, and can be helpful whether you hire or lawyer or not.