How to Appeal if the VA Denies You Disability Benefits
If you applied for veterans disability compensation benefits and the VA sent you a letter denying you benefits, you have the right to appeal the decision.
Common Errors in VA Decisions That Veterans Can Appeal
If you've been denied disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or believe your disability should have received a higher rating, you have the right to appeal the VA decision.
What is a Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) Hearing?
If you were denied VA benefits from the Veterans Benefits Administration, you can appeal your denial to the BVA.
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.
Using the VA's Decision Review Officer (DRO) Hearing Process
If you are denied veterans disability compensation, you can ask to have a Decision Review Officer (DRO) hearing.
Reopening an Earlier Claim for Veterans' Disability Compensation
You can reopen a veterans disability claim if you have new, important evidence.
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