Homeless Veterans Assistance

  There are approximately four hundred homeless veterans within the City of Philadelphia.  Many of these veterans have served our country overseas and have returned with a number of physically and mentally disabling conditions.  In that, the veterans are unable to continue to maintain gainful employment leaving them no choice… Read More

Pursuing PTSD Claims

As a VA attorney, I speak to many potential clients who wish to pursue claims for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  For VA purposes, PTSD occurs when a veteran experiences a traumatic event while in the military.    According to the VA, the symptoms of PTSD include “reliving the event, avoiding places… Read More

The Secret to the VA

There is one mantra I like to say to each Veteran when I begin representing them:  “The biggest weapon you must have with the VA is patience” – and I mean it.  Some Veterans come to me after applying multiple times and they just cannot get what they deserve.  Some… Read More

The Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

What is a simple way to feel better, have more energy and perhaps live a longer life? Exercise. The many health benefits of regular exercise are hard to ignore. Read on to discover the ways regular physical activity can improve your health and life. Exercise can help you control your… Read More

Take Control of your Claim for Veterans Benefits

  If you were to speak to any Veteran, most of them would have the same thing to say about the way the Department of Veterans Affairs has treated them in a negative manner. This unfair treatment is not news to anyone. The VA has had periodic related scandals in… Read More

Need to Apply for Veteran’s Benefits?

If you sustained a physical injury while serving in the armed forces or are suffering from mental impairments as a result of your military service you should apply for benefits through the Veterans Administration (“VA”) as soon as possible. Any veteran who was discharged or released under conditions other than… Read More

Traumatic Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance (TSGLI)

The Traumatic Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance (“TSGLI”) program provides payment to service members who sustain serious injuries while both on and off duty that directly result from a traumatic event they sustained during service that causes them to suffer a qualifying loss. The U.S. Veterans Administration established the TSGLI program… Read More

Managing Benefits Claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans rely on the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) for many important services such as healthcare, vocational rehabilitation, life insurance, educational assistance, disability compensation, pension and other benefits. It is troubling to hear the recent stories of the VA’s carelessness in assisting veterans in need. (Click To… Read More

Know Your Rights: Applying for Veterans Disability Benefits

Veterans disability benefits are paid by the Veterans Administration (“VA”) and are available to veterans who have suffered a physical injury or mental illness while serving in active military duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training. In order to qualify for veterans disability benefits: Your discharge must have… Read More