Though my firm handles VA Disability Compensation benefits, I also try to lead my clients in the right direction for other resources for which they may be eligible. Veterans who use orthopedic or assistive devices, such as prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, and home medical equipment, have a number of resources they can tap to get the most out of their VA benefits. Continue reading “What additional benefits are available to veterans who use orthopedic or assistive devices?”
I recently wrote a post called Maximizing Benefits for Disabled Veterans. That post discussed a brief overview of how disabled veterans might be able to benefit from Social Security disability benefits in addition to their VA Disability Compensation benefits. However, there is much more to consider when you are thinking of applying for both SSA and VA benefits.
I am a disabled veteran. Can I get both Social Security and VA benefits?
The answer is an unsatisfying “maybe.” Whether a disabled veteran is eligible for both Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Social Security Administration (SSA) benefits depends on several factors. Continue reading “Maximizing benefits for disabled veterans”