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Check out this great opportunity for veteran entrepreneurs! The Techstars Patriot Boot Camp focuses on providing an entrepreneurial education and mentoring to help participants solidify a business idea, focus their fundraising pitch, and demonstrate progress along their entrepreneurial and employment path. Don’t forget that our Veteran & Military Law Group can also help you in your […]

David Lowenstein, attorney for the Veterans Benefit Group, meets the recipient of his bone marrow donation for the first time. Check out the full story here!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gretchen Andersen 212-982-9699 | press@iava.org Follow us on Twitter: @IAVA   On 11th Anniversary of Iraq War, IAVA Readies to Storm the Hill to Combat Veteran Suicide 22 Vets Die By Suicide a Day; IAVA Descends on Washington for Action WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2014) – On the 11th anniversary of the start of the […]

A recent study published in the journal Environmental Research  indicates that military personnel who flew in dioxin-contaminated aircraft used to spray Agent Orange in the Vietnam War (Operation Ranch Hand) may have been exposed to greater levels of dioxin than has previously been recognized. The recent study indicates that the potential for exposure to personnel […]

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims recently celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. Goodman Allen Donnelly was invited to attend the festivities. David Boelzner and Daniel Krasnegor (second and third from left) of Goodman Allen Donnelly’s Veterans Practice Team at the reception, with members of the Court’s central legal staff.

Effective January 16, 2014, VA has amended 38 C.F.R. § 3.310 to add five illnesses found to secondarily related to traumatic brain injuries.  A report by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, entitled “Gulf War and Health, Volume 7: Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury,” found sufficient evidence to link the moderate to […]

As many veterans are aware, there are a special set of regulations that provide for “presumptive service connection” for certain conditions if a veteran was exposed to Agent Orange.  This list is important because if a veteran does develop one of the listed condition, even 40 or 50 years after service, and they served on […]

In an attempt to combat the backlog, the VA has recently proposed several changes to the claims process. While the VA’s goal is to decrease the amount of time it takes to process a claim, many view the proposed change as potentially harmful to Veterans. Currently, to file a claim the Veteran need only send […]

Veteran’s Benefit Group practice attorney, David E. Boelzner, served as a panelist for the first Veteran’s Law Symposium, “Serving Those Who Serviced,” at the University of Richmond School of Law on November 8, 2013. He will also contribute an article to an issue of the Law School’s Journal of Law and the Public Interest dedicated to […]

October 25, 2013 — 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 Benefit 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 […]