Legal Help for Veterans blog.
Aug
05
How to get a purple heart after discharge

How To Get a Purple Heart After Discharge

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Our office receives many inquiries from veterans who want to know how to get a Purple Heart after discharge. We have compiled the following information to assist you in obtaining a Purple Heart. Purple Heart Background The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces who were (i) wounded, killed, or […]

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Aug
04
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New Presumptive Conditions for Burn Pit Victims

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On August 2nd, the VA began processing disability claims for asthma, rhinitis, and sinusitis due to presumed burn pit exposure during military service. This applies to veterans who served in Southwest Asia and certain other areas. To qualify, your conditions must have started within 10 years of your separation from active duty. Asthma is a […]

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Feb
02
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Tax Exemptions, VA Telehealth, Capt. John Kaul, Dwight Williams

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Welcome back to another installment of 4 Minutes With LHFV. Veterans Attorney Jim Fausone has brought 4 fresh topics to discuss this week. We will be discussing Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemptions; VA Telehealth Appointments; a Veterans Radio Podcast featuring retired Navy Chaplain Capt. John Kaul; and Medal of Honor recipient Dwight Williams. Disabled Veteran […]

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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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Jan
12
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Medical Nexus, New Presumptive Conditions, Trump Legacy at VA, Jared C. Monti

Claims Processing, Medical Issues / Disability, Mental Health, News and Press, Uncategorized, Veterans Law

In this 4 Minutes With LHFV: 1/12/21, we are discussing the need for a medical nexus to be granted disability compensation from VA, there will be new presumptive conditions that will be recognized by Veterans Affairs for disability compensation, a Veterans Radio Podcast on Trump’s Legacy at VA with Rory Riley Topping, and Jared C. […]

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Dec
22
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COVID-19 Vaccine, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Radio Podcasts, and Frank Fenno’s Story

Medical Issues / Disability, Mental Health, News and Press, Uncategorized, Veterans Law

In the above video and below article, we are bringing you some recent news, topics of discussion, and interesting story’s you may want to look at. News topics include: VA COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines, Secretary of VA News, Veterans Radio Podcasts, and Frank Fenno’s Heroic Story. Veterans Affairs COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines In recent news, two COVID-19 […]

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Nov
19
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7 Healthy Sleep Tips for Veterans

Medical Issues / Disability, News and Press, Uncategorized

Healthy sleep habits – also referred to as having good sleep hygiene – can make a big difference in your quality of life. Despite its importance, studies suggest roughly 76-89% of veterans are sleep deprived. Recognizing this, Legal Help For Veterans has gathered a list of 7 Healthy Sleep Tips for Veterans to help you […]

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Nov
11

4 Ways to Show Your Appreciation this Veterans Day

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One day a year, we show our gratitude to the heroes that protect our democracy year-round. While 24 hours is simply not enough time, we have gathered 4 ways you can show your appreciation for our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day or all year long! Donate to a VSO For those that don’t already know, […]

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Oct
29

National Audiology Awareness Month: Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Claims Processing, Medical Issues / Disability, Uncategorized, Veterans Law

While everyone races to pick their pumpkins and munch on apple cider donuts, Legal Help For Veterans is celebrating National Audiology Awareness Month! The American Academy of Audiology utilizes the month of October to help promote and increase public awareness of audiology as well as the importance of hearing protection. We think this awareness is […]

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Oct
22

From Russia With Love – Vietnam Vets Dog Tags Returned to Widow After Found in Russia

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An Army Identification tag was lost by an American soldier that was wounded by a grenade blast in Vietnam. On Wednesday, the ID tags were returned to his widow after it was discovered by an American traveling in Russia. Governor Doug Burgum, of North Dakota, presented the dog tags to Ruth Hepper, of Bismarck, N.D. […]

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