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Social Security disability benefits for mental illness

While Social Security disability benefits may be available for illnesses such as mental illnesses, it can sometimes be challenging to prove mental illness. In general, Social Security disability benefits may be available for disabled individuals suffering from a physical or mental medical condition that prevents them from working. In addition, the physical or mental medical condition must be expected to last longer than 12 months or result in death.

Can I receive Social Security disability as a military veteran?

Because Social Security disability benefits may be available to disabled veterans, it is important for them to understand what those options are, how to apply and how to obtain benefits. For Veterans and Wounded Warriors with a compensation rating of 100% P & T, some may receive expedited processing of their Social Security disability claims.

Relief on the horizon for American veterans

For years, it had become increasingly evident that veterans in the United States, including those from Fayetteville, Georgia, and the surrounding area, have been victim at times to less than ideal care from the Department of Veterans Affairs. It appears that relief may soon be on the horizon however, as Congress passed the Veterans Affairs Accountability Act on Wednesday, June 14.

We have helped many Georgia vets with service-connected claims

When U.S. military service members make sacrifices for the benefit of Georgia and the nation, they rightly expect the nation to keep its promises relating to service-connected benefits and care. Although many are getting these promised benefits, others find that they must jump through numerous hoops first. While this may not be fair, this is the reality, and Georgia veterans should be prepared for it.

What are some ways to file a veteran's disability claim?

Many Georgia veterans live with service-connected injuries as a result of their invaluable service to our country. Many of these vets may be eligible for benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, which can help with a veteran's issues. In order to get the ball rolling on getting these VA benefits, it is usually necessary to file an application with the government agency. This blog post will provide some information on the process of applying for benefits from the federal VA.

Compensation for service-related disabilities GA veterans suffer

This country's veterans have made some of the greatest sacrifices in service to our country. With this service and sacrifice can come lifelong medical issues like physical and mental disabilities that can leave veterans struggling to find or maintain a job. For veterans, there are a multitude of benefits available to them if they so need.

President-elect hints at privatization of veterans' healthcare

Those that have served our country have often made immense sacrifice. The sacrifices made by our military, both current and retired, could be time away from family or even sacrifices of health or well-being. This is a huge reason why military members and veterans are offered healthcare benefits through the government. However, there has been talk that the new president-elect is thinking of privatizing veterans' benefits, specifically, veterans' healthcare.

We've helped many Georgia disabled veterans

Veterans deserve our utmost gratitude and respect. This is because many give up things, or even make the ultimate sacrifice, in service to our nation's security and well-being. Some of those that serve the country are injured in connection with their service. Some injuries heal, others leave some veterans with life-long disability or injury.

Disabled veterans can get faster consideration for SSD claims

When Georgia residents are in need of assistance, the sooner they can get help, the better. This is particularly true when individuals are facing serious financial challenges, as is often the case after a person suffers a serious injury that leaves them unable to continue earning an income.

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