Jean C. ONeill

Contributing Author

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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Articles By Jean C. ONeill

Disability Benefits for Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange
Vietnam veterans suffering an impairment due to exposure to Agent Orange have options for disability benefits.
How to Make a PTSD Claim for Veterans Disability With the VA
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).
How Do Disability Ratings Work for Veterans Benefits?
Veterans of the United States Armed Forces with disabilities connected to, or aggravated by, active service may be eligible for veterans disability benefits.
Dealing With a DRO for Veterans Disability
A DRO is a Decision Review Officer who works for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
The VA Said I Was 100% Disabled: Will I Get Social Security Disability?
An approval of service-connected disability from the VA does not guarantee a grant of Social Security benefits.
How to Get Veterans Disability Benefits for PTSD
Some experts now think that most veterans who served active duty during wartime will at some point suffer from PTSD.
How to Get Disabled Veteran Spouse Benefits
Spouses of veterans who were injured during service may be eligible for extra disability payments, along with health care, education, and burial benefits.
Filing for Veterans Disability Benefits
Veterans who were injured while in service may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the VA.
How Long Do Veterans Disability Benefits Last?
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.