Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
CALL US 877-838-1010 Click to Call

Blog

Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic to be held at UVA’s Open Grounds, 1400 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. The UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, in collaboration with attorneys with the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly, are hosting a Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic for veterans […]

Attorney David Lowenstein will be one of the speakers at a Veteran’s Health and Disability Law Brown Bag discussion on March 3, 2016. The event is co-sponsored by the Veteran Advocates for Military Practice and Personnel and the Student Health Law Organization at the University of Maryland Law School.

On August 12th, Attorneys Nancy Foti and Erin Ralston participated in the Pro Bono Veterans Benefit Clinic which was sponsored by Goodman Allen Donnelly, and hosted by Regent University. The free clinic gave Hampton Roads area Veterans the chance to sit down with an attorney and get legal advice about their claim(s) for disability benefits […]

David E. Boelzner, a Veteran & Military Law Group attorney, has recently published an article on veterans law: “In Sight, It Must Be Right: Judicial Review of VA Decisions for Reasons and Bases vs. Clear Error.”   This article was generated in conjunction with the University of Richmond’s symposium on veterans law in November 2013, during […]

On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs unanimously backed Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the VA. McDonald attended West Point and served in the Army Airborne Division for five years prior to entering the private sector. During his confirmation hearing, McDonald acknowledged that there are systemic failures at the VA which he […]

In the wake of the scandalous revelations of extraordinary wait times and falsification of records at VA Medical Centers, Congress is in the process of considering reform legislation.  The principal bill is the House of Representatives’ HR 4810, which would: Direct the VA to enter into contracts for private care to be given to veterans […]

All the media and congressional attention drawn to the VA lately as a result of the medical center scandal, beginning with Phoenix and spreading, as well as the resignation of long-time Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, raise the reasonable question of what effect all of this will likely have on claims processing at the agency. Unfortunately, […]

The American Legion’s Department of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands invited attorneys Nancy Foti and Krystle Waldron of Goodman Allen Donnelly’s Veterans & Military Law Group to attend a conference and speak to Post Commanders and Officers about the needs of veterans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and the legal assistance that […]

The U.S. Small Business Administration was recently awarded $3 million dollars to fund entrepreneurship training for veterans. You can see the full story here on the North Dallas Gazette.    Don’t forget that the Veteran & Military Law group is able to help you with your small business needs. Don’t hesitate to contact us at […]

Where a veteran had gone AWOL for a period and then reported back to his unit, his DD Form 214 reflected that he had “lost time” under 10 U.S.C. 972.  The Board assumed that this meant that the time could not be counted as active service to qualify him for VA benefits, and without this […]