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May
18
4 Minutes With LHFV: 5/18/21 - Stabilized VA Ratings, Dr. Kath Bogie, Henry "Red" Erwin MOH

Stabilized VA Rating, Dr. Kath Bogie, Henry “Red” Erwin MOH

Claims Processing

Veterans Disability Attorney Jim Fausone joins us for another episode of 4 Minutes With LHFV. This week, we will discuss what Stabilized VA Ratings are and how VA can reduce your rating; a Veterans Radio podcast featuring Dr. Kath Bogie on their invention of 3D printed wheelchair cushions and even smart bandages; and a featured […]

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May
11
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Sleep Apnea VA Claims, Col. Gregory Daddis (ret.), Rocky Versace MOH

Claims Processing, Medical Issues / Disability

This week on 4 Minutes With LHFV, Veterans Attorney Jim Fausone will discuss a very prevalent disability among veterans, sleep apnea. Learn more about what to keep in mind for your sleep apnea VA claim; a Veterans Radio Podcast featuring Army Colonel Gregory Daddis (ret.); and a remarkable Medal of Honor story from Home of […]

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Apr
06
VA Rating Decision Letter Explained with Intake Coordinator Ariel

VA Rating Decision Letter

Claims Processing

During our Appeals Intake Process, Legal Help For Veterans, PLLC receives numerous inquiries from veterans wondering why we need a complete copy of their VA rating decision letter. To help answer that question, we brought in LHFV Intake Coordinator Ariel to break it down. What is a VA Rating Decision Letter? A VA Rating Decision […]

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Apr
06
4 Minutes With LHFV Cover: 4/6/2021 - Disability Treatment, Iraq War Veterans, Service Cross

Seeking Disability Treatment, Iraq War Veterans, Distinguished Service Cross

Claims Processing

This week, Veterans Attorney Jim Fausone joins us on 4 Minutes With LHFV to discuss: Why it is imperative to seek disability treatment while attempting to service-connect a disability claim with VA; a previous Veterans Radio Podcast featuring two Iraq War Veterans and their shared experiences with post-traumatic stress; and the Distinguished Service Cross, its […]

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Apr
01
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VBA Aims to Reduce C&P Exam Backlog by Fall, Congress is unsure

Claims Processing, News and Press

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, veterans have been forced to wait longer for their VA disability benefits. The reason has been VA’s struggle to efficiently conduct compensation and pension exams – C&P Exams – at a record capacity. Today, the Veterans Benefits Administration is reporting a backlog of about 350,000 compensation and pension exams. They […]

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Mar
30
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Medical Diagnosis, Military & Gaming, Silver Star Award

Claims Processing, Medical Issues / Disability

This week on 4 Minutes With LHFV, Veterans Disability Attorney Jim Fausone will discuss why you need a Medical Diagnosis for your VA disability claim, a Veterans Radio Podcast featuring James Barber from Military.com discussing the Military’s gaming culture, and a brief history of the Silver Star Award, courtesy of Home of Heroes. Why You […]

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Mar
23
4 Minutes 03/23/2021

Approved VA Claim Next Steps, James Barber Military Entertainment Views, Dakota Meyer MOH

Claims Processing

Welcome to another installment of 4 Minutes With LHFV! This week, Veterans Disability Attorney Jim Fausone will discuss: My Veterans Claim Was Approved, When Do I Get My VA Compensation; A Veterans Radio Podcast featuring Off-Duty Editor for Military.com, James Barber; and Dakota Meyer’s heroic Medal of Honor story, courtesy of Home of Heroes. My […]

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Mar
16
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Denied VA Disability Claim, Navy Plane Recovery, John Levitow MOH

Claims Processing, News and Press, Veterans Law

This week, Veterans Disability Attorney Jim Fausone will discuss the next steps for a denied disability claim at VA; a Veterans Radio Podcast exploring the process of recovering Navy WWII-era planes from Lake Michigan; and John Lee Levitow’s Medal of Honor story courtesy of Home of Heroes. My VA Disability Claim Was Denied… What Now? […]

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Jan
19
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Attending C&P Exams, VA Copay Deferral, James Barber Interview, Douglas Munro

Claims Processing, Employment, Medical Issues / Disability, Mental Health, News and Press, PTSD

In this week’s installment of 4 Minutes with LHFV: 1/19/2021, Veterans Attorney Jim Fausone is discussing: C&P Exam Third-Party Contractors, VA’s Reversal of Copay Deferral, Veterans Radio Podcast on Gaming in the Military with James Barber, and Douglas Munro’s heroic story courtesy of Home of Heroes. Attending C&P Exams In our previous installments of 4 […]

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Jan
14
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Veterans Get New Medical Malpractice Protections

Claims Processing, Medical Issues / Disability, Mental Health, PTSD, Uncategorized, Veterans Law

As part of new legislation recently signed into law, the Department of Veterans Affairs will have to provide basic legal advice to veterans who file medical malpractice claims and provide information on local staffing issues. To read more on this topic, click here. The new legislation, called the Brian Tally VA Employment Transparency Act, was […]

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