The VA has relaxed the rules for getting VA disability compensation for PTSD related to service.
Military Sexual Trauma
You can get veterans disability compensation for a mental or physical condition caused by military sexual trauma.
Gulf War Syndrome
The VA has made it easier for Gulf War veterans to qualify for veterans disability compensation.
Veterans with brain injuries or related illnesses from service will soon have an easier time getting disability compensation.
If you can show service connection for depression, your disability rating will be based on how your functioning is impaired.
Vietnam vets can get disability compensation for some diseases many years after exposure to Agent Orange.
Veterans can get service-connected disability compensation for several mental, cognitive, or emotional illnesses.
Respiratory (Breathing) Problems
Veterans disability benefits are available for numerous conditions that affects breathing, including chronic bronchitis and bronchiolitis.
Veterans returning home with disfiguring scars or serious skin conditions can receive disability compensation.
Vision or Hearing Loss
Here's how the VA tests and rates vision and hearing loss caused by military service.
Heart or Cardiovascular Problems
The VA has specific rules for which heart and cardiovascular conditions will be awarded disability compensation and how they will be rated.
Blue Water Vets
Disability Compensation for Agent Orange for Vietnam Veterans
Camp Lejeune Illnesses
Veterans and their families may be eligible for compensation and health care due to cancers and other illnesses caused by contaminated Camp Lejeune drinking water.
Help for Veterans With Medical Issues Who Are Trying to Return to Civilian Work and Life
There are many legal protections for veterans who are struggling to return to civilian life and work.
Help for Veterans With PTSD Who Are Accused of Crimes
Having PTSD from military service can help you get a plea agreement or can be be used as a defense at trial.
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.