Jean C. O’Neill holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from Ave Maria School of Law (2006), and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from George Mason University (2002). Since graduating from law school, Ms. O’Neill has served as a contract attorney for several companies and a legal intern for the Child Care Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. O’Neill spent a year in the Americorps program caring for foster children in emergency situations.
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Vietnam veterans suffering an impairment due to exposure to Agent Orange have options for disability benefits.
To make a claim with the Veterans Administration (VA), a soldier returning from active duty will need to submit a special application to the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).
Spouses of veterans who were injured during service may be eligible for extra disability payments, along with health care, education, and burial benefits.
Most veterans of the United States Armed Forces who have a disability connected to their service are eligible for veterans disability benefits. Generally speaking, disability benefits are available to disabled veterans as long as the veteran remains disabled and until his or her death.
Veterans of the United States Armed Forces with disabilities connected to, or aggravated by, active service may be eligible for veterans disability benefits.
A DRO is a Decision Review Officer who works for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
An approval of service-connected disability from the VA does not guarantee a grant of Social Security benefits.
Some experts now think that most veterans who served active duty during wartime will at some point suffer from PTSD.
Veterans who were injured while in service may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the VA.