What Are Veterans Disability Benefits?
VA disability benefits provide veterans with the financial support they critically need. Based on the severity of your injury or illness, qualified veterans may receive monthly, tax-free payments.
The attorneys at McKown & Myers, LLP have assisted veterans and service members across Indiana for decades. We understand your need for disability benefits and for knowledgeable assistance throughout a complex process. We can assist in assessing your eligibility and providing key insights throughout the application process, and, when necessary, during an appeal.
Challenges Associated With Obtaining BenefitsWhile benefits can provide financial relief for veterans, the application process contains strict requirements, including submitting key documents or evidence that support your condition. Additionally, the process to appeal a decision after the denial of your claim can be lengthy and challenging. We can assist in navigating any challenges you encounter and in submitting a strong application.
Explaining The Disability Rating ProcessTo be eligible for disability benefits, you must receive a disability rating from the VA. This is used to categorize the severity of your disabling injury or illness and is based on:
- Information you provide in your application
- Exam results
- Information from external sources, including federal agencies