How To Write A VA Claim Buddy Letter

When a veteran files a disability claim with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), having a Lay Witness Statement, Statement in Support of Claim, or “buddy letter,” can provide additional information that can help in getting their claim approved. A buddy letter can provide evidence of where the event or injury that caused …

VA Disability Ratings for Diabetes

If you have experienced diabetes in or since your time of service, you can file a claim with the possibility of receiving one of the following disability ratings for compensation from the VA: 10%- If the veteran’s diabetes can be managed by a restricted diet and no other treatment. 20%- If the condition requires daily …

What is a Veterans Disability Claim? What Amount of Benefits Is Paid?

Veterans disability claims can result in monthly payments made to a veteran to compensate them for a service-related disability, whether full or partial.  They are not automatic. A disabled former service member must apply in order to receive the benefit. Who Qualifies? United States veterans of any branch of the military are qualified to apply; as …