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VA Service Connected Disability Compensation

Recorded on: Nov. 15, 2018
Running Time: 00:59:45

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Taken from the Web Program Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2018 Recorded November, 2018 in San Francisco [00:59:45]

In this hour, we will discuss service-connected disability compensation, the three requirements to win a claim for this benefit, and the VA’s disability percentage rating system. We will also explain procedure, including how to pursue a claim for the initial application through to an appeal to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.
• Service Connected Disability Compensation
• Evaluating and Developing the Claim
• VA Procedure
• Hearings and Appeals
• Summary/Practice Tips

Mikayla Pentecost, Maureen Siedor

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  • VA Claims and Appeals Modernization, Proposed Rules, Federal Register, Vol. 83, No. 155, August 10, 2018
    Barbara Saavedra, Mikayla Pentecost
  • Sample VA Forms
    Mikayla Pentecost, Barbara Saavedra
  • VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation (PowerPoint slides)
    Barbara Saavedra, Mikayla Pentecost
Presentation Material
  • VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation (PowerPoint slides)
    Mikayla Pentecost, Maureen Siedor
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      Mikayla Pentecost ~ Staff Attorney, Swords to Plowshares
      Maureen Siedor ~ Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Manager, Swords to Plowshares
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