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Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for PTSD
Veterans disability compensation is available to veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of military service.
Getting Disability Compensation for Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
Many veterans, male and female, have experienced sexual trauma while serving in military and/or civilian capacities.
VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans
Like all veterans, Gulf War veterans are eligible for disability compensation for service-connected disabilities that first occurred or were worsened during military service.
New Rules for Veterans Disability Related to Brain Injury (TBI)
Thousands of service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI). So many, in fact, that TBI is called the “signature injury” of these wars.
Disability Compensation for Agent Orange for Vietnam Veterans
Vietnam vets can get disability compensation for some diseases many years after exposure to Agent Orange.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Mental Illness
Veterans sometimes suffer from mental illness as a result of a disabling physical injury or an incident that occurred in service.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Respiratory (Breathing) Problems
Exposure to airborne toxins while on active duty may lead to breathing difficulties and respiratory illnesses that begin during active duty or after returning home.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Skin Conditions Related to Military Service
Exposure to chemical or other environmental hazards while on active duty may lead to skin disorders. Veterans returning home with disfiguring scars or serious skin conditions can receive disability compensation.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Vision or Hearing Loss
Hearing loss and tinnitus are common among veterans. Here's how the VA tests and rates vision and hearing loss caused by service.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for 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.
Health Benefits and Disability Comp for Contamination at Camp Lejeune
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.
Getting Veterans Disability Compensation for Depression
Veterans may suffer from depression as a result of a disabling physical injury, an incident that occurred in service, or as a result of another mental condition.
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