The Importance of Lay Evidence in Your VA Disability Claim

What is lay evidence?  One of the most powerful tools to use in building a VA disability claims case is “lay evidence.”  Representatives often obtain lay evidence in the process of building up a veteran’s claim—in fact, it is often one of the starting points.  It tells the VA and the representative, exactly what the …

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Be Prepared: What To Expect In Your VA C&P Exam

Compensation and Pension examinations, also known as “C&P exams,” are frequently used by the VA when deciding veterans’ disability claims. Specifically, the VA uses C&P exams to diagnose conditions, rate disabilities and determine service connection issues. Because C&P exams are often required, it is important that veterans understand what to expect when attending a C&P …