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

Blog

The Board of Veterans’ Appeals denied the veteran’s claims for entitlement to an increased rating for a right foot condition and a total disability rating based upon individual unemployability.  The Veteran hired our office to appeal that denial to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Our office was able to favorably resolve this […]

38 C.F.R. § 3.156(b) / Beraud v. McDonald, 766 F.3d 1402 (Fed. Cir. 2014) / Lang v. Wilkie, 971 F.3d 1348 (Fed. Cir. 2020) 38 C.F.R. 3.156(c) provides that any new and material evidence received prior to the expiration of an appeal period in the legacy system “will be considered as having been filed in […]

President Biden signed the bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act on August 10, 2022. The PACT Act is the most significant expansion of benefits for veterans affected by toxic exposure in over thirty years. But what does the PACT Act mean for your claim? There are […]

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has many forms that may be confusing to veterans starting the process of filing a claim for VA disability compensation benefits. File an “Intent to File a Claim” For instance, the VA has a form titled “Intent to File a Claim”, which is VA Form 21-0966. Another form, titled […]

How Veterans Can Afford Legal Help

At least 5 of the top 10 problems leading to homelessness are issues that cannot be resolved without legal help, according to a study from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Those issues that may lead to veteran homelessness include: Housing and landlord/tenant matters Upgrading military discharge Restoring a driver’s license Disability/pension benefits Fortunately, there are […]

Every country has its customs for showing veterans appreciation. For instance, November 11 is a national holiday in France and Belgium. Canadians wear poppies to honor those who have served. In Great Britain, the British Royal Family honors veterans with two minutes of silence on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th […]

580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA Monday, November 12, 2018 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to the UVA School of Law for another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School […]

580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA Monday, November 6, 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to UVA School of Law to hold another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School of […]

Monday, July 17, 4:00 to 7:00 pm The attorneys of the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly will return to UVA School of Law to hold another free legal clinic for Central Virginia veterans. In collaboration with the UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and the UVA School of Law, the clinic will be […]

Securing veterans benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can be a long, intimidating battle. Don’t go it alone—partner with an attorney to guide you through the process and secure the benefits you deserve. Attorneys are trained in interpreting regulations and understanding case law. The Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly is made […]