Veterans Disability

Wounded Warriors- Social Security Disability for Veterans

October 15th, 2013

Veterans can apply for Social Security Disability benefits, even if they are already getting disability through the VA.  Social Security Disability has similarities to the VA system, but it is entirely separate.  Both are looking at why the Veteran is not able to work, both will be looking at medical records to evaluate the impairment.  The VA system rates the disability in terms of a…

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EVOLVING STANDARDS IN VETERANS’ DISABILITY CASES

October 3rd, 2013

In the wake of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, thousands of veterans have returned home, many to Arkansas and Oklahoma to readjust to life in the civilian world.  Often the adjustment can be quite difficult.  Prior to these wars, a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSDs) would not be able to get disability benefits or treatment from the Veteran’s Administration (VA) for such…

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