Veterans disability compensation pays a monthly benefit for service-connected injuries. The payment amount depends on the veteran's degree of disability. Low-income veterans whose injuries are not service-connected can apply for the VA pension.
Filing for Veterans Disability Benefits
Veterans who with service-connected disabilities may be eligible to receive benefits from the VA.
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.
Disability Benefits for Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange
Vietnam veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange likely qualify for disability benefits.
The VA Denied My Disability Claim. How Do I Appeal the Decision?
The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
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How to Establish VA Service Connection
Veterans can establish service connection by showing a link between a new or pre-existing condition and active duty.
How to Get Veterans Disability Benefits for PTSD
If you were exposed to an incident during service that causes symptoms of fear, distress, and avoidance, you may qualify for VA disability benefits.
What Legal Rights Do Disabled Veterans Have?
As a disabled veteran, you have many legal rights, and you may not be aware of all of them.
Can Military Spouses Get Veterans Disability Compensation?
Surviving military spouses can sometimes receive veterans disability compensation from the VA, a monthly benefit called Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC).
Get Veterans Service-Connected Disability for an Aggravated Pre-Existing Condition
You might be eligible for service-connected disability compensation if your condition was aggravated by your military service.
Is There a Statute of Limitations to Apply for Veterans' Disability or to Appeal a Denial?
There's no time limit on applying for VA disability, but appealing a denial requires meeting strict deadlines.
Can I Get Disability Benefits After an Other Than Honorable Discharge From the Military?
Your eligibility for service-connected veterans disability compensation benefits and VA health care benefits will vary depending on the type of discharge you received when you left the military.
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