Entitlement to service connection

for bilateral foot disability claimed

as secondary to carbon

tetrachloride exposure.

C & P Exams

Are you scheduled for a C & P exam? 

You should read:

C&P Service Clinician’s Guide

It's your chance to know what the examiner

knows before you go in the room. ​

Veterans Benefits Administration Reports

​Detailed Claims Data  - 

 Status Reports
Reports contain data covering claims inventory, claims

backlog, claims accuracy, and

Fully Developed Claims. 

The C & P examiner will

see you now...

DD Form 214

Discharge Papers and Separation Documents

Read what a DD 214 is and

when you might need it

Let's file a VA claim right now 

Intent to File  

Too many of us skip this important step. Spending a few minutes taking care of this may give you months of additional benefits.​​ 

GetStarted 

You may file claims on  eBenefits 

 or you can mail them in using certified mail or you can fax them in. ​ 

​V A Claims Intake Center
PO BOX 4444
JANESVILLE, WI
53547- 4444
Toll Free Fax:
844-531-7818


Centralized Intake Coversheet


How to file a VA disability claim


Welcome to the KnowVA Knowledge Base
Locate information
more quickly and efficiently


38 CFR Book C
The Schedule for Rating Disabilities


The NPRC
Military Records​


Track Your VA Claim

or Appeal Status
Learn how to track

your status online​

View your VA disability ratings
If you have one or more disability ratings, you can
view your VA

combined disability rating and

your individual ratings online

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Military Health History Pocket Card

Did you see combat, enemy fire,

or casualties? 

Were you or a buddy wounded, injured or hospitalized?​ 

Do you have a claim pending for illness or injury related to

your military service?

​Do you have a service-connected condition?

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The VA Watchdog

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These are the folks that know your state and federal benefits the best. Your state provides service officers to help you navigate all your benefits. Check them out for state tax info, veterans claims, homelessness...and a lot

more. Don't get advice from well meaning

friends,  neighbors or volunteer "VA Reps", 

go with the pros.

SSDI - TDIU

How To Know If It’s Time To Return To Work

​When you have taken a step back from work due to a disability, you may reach a point in your

recovery where you begin to wonder if, when, and how to best approach a return to work.

​​Welcome to the VAWatchdog...

Since 2005 we've been a leader in providing

expert resources to help you win your claim for the benefits you earned through your honorable service to our country.

We'll guide you to valuable resources you as you file a claim and when needed, we'll connect you to professional, board certified consultation.

Our privacy policy, fair use policy and contact information  is here.

If you're a health care or legal professional interested in helping America's veterans with their claims, drop me a note at <jim912@gmail.com> and I'll be happy to explain how this works. /s/  Jim

This is the CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

Title 38 - Pensions, Bonuses,

and Veterans' Relief​​

Title: PART 17 - MEDICAL​ 

Many service members use industrial solvents in regular military tasks

​Benzene   Tetrachloroethylene

(PCE or PERC)   Acetone    Trichloroethylene (TCE)   Xylenes

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs

It's  Your  VA - Deal With It!​​

It's a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired.

You quit when the gorilla is tired.

Robert Straus

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I forgot to tell the examiner some things, ​now what should I do?

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Jim Strickland is a Vietnam era Army veteran and nationally recognized expert on VA

disability benefits. Jim writes extensively about VA and Social Security disability benefits. 
Jim's Mailbag is a regular column featured at  Stateside Legal  where veterans, servicemembers,

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Family member benefits...VA benefits for spouses, dependents, survivors, and family caregivers...

As the spouse or dependent child of a Veteran or service member, you may qualify for certain benefits, like health care, life insurance, or money to help pay for school or training. As the survivor of a Veteran or service member, you may qualify for added benefits, including help with burial costs and survivor compensation. If you’re caring for a Veteran, you may also be eligible for support to help you better care for the Veteran—and for yourself. Find out which benefits you may qualify for and how to access them.

About VA DIC for spouses, dependents, and parents
If you’re the surviving spouse, child, or parent of a service member who died in the line of duty, or the survivor of a Veteran who died from a service-related injury or illness, you may be able to get a tax-free monetary benefit called VA Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (VA DIC). Find out if you can get VA benefits or compensation.

VA Survivors Pension
A VA Survivors Pension offers monthly payments to qualified surviving spouses

and unmarried dependent children of wartime Veterans who meet certain

income and net worth limits

Dependents Indemnity Compensation

Click Here to view details of the following:
Dependents and Survivors Benefits
DIC rates
Death Gratuity Payment
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
Aid and Attendance and Housebound Benefits
Death Pension
Survivors' & Dependents' Educational Assistance
Other Benefits for Survivors
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