Maryland offers a number of resources for veterans who need Veterans’ Affairs (VA) benefits and services. Whether it is your first time seeking benefits or you would like to appeal a denial of VA benefits, the veterans’ affairs attorneys at Cohen|Harris are willing and able to assist you with your claim. The rules and regulations controlling the process of claims can be complex and confusing. That is exactly the reason why Cohen|Harris is here to guide veterans through the process.
Our goal is to ensure that veterans receive everything that they are entitled to from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans have done their part to serve the country, its only fair that veterans receive all of the entitlements provided for their sacrifice. Our VA attorneys have experience with:
- VA Benefits Appeals
- If your VA Benefits claim has been denied, there are a number of appeals you could file. The type of appeal will depend on your specific situation, avoid the stress and leave it to our team at Cohen|Harris to assist you with gathering the new and relevant evidence needed for your case.
- Independent Medical Examinations (IME)
- An IME is an examination done by a physician you have never seen before and they provide a report to the VA that is put into consideration for your VA benefits. If you have been denied benefits that you have earned, an IME may be an option for you.
- Surviving Spouse & Dependents Issues
- The sudden loss of a loved one is always tough; Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is available to eligible surviving spouses. If you have lost a loved on to a service-related condition, you may be eligible for DIC
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- PTSD is a qualifying impairment identified by the Department of VA. Your PTSD connected to your service does not need to be incapacitating wither, if you suffer from PTSD
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- A veteran with TBI may not appear to be in pain or sick but may still be suffering from serious damage. TBI can be cause from being struck in the head by an object, forces generated from a explosion or blast, or your brain being penetrated. Although this injury is known as the “invisible injury”. If you have been denied VA benefits and suffer from TBI, give us a call so we can review your claim and help get the benefits you’ve earned.
- Nerve & Neurological Disorders
- Were you a victim of a neck, back or hip injury while serving? Did that injury lead to neurological or nerve damage that still affects you today? You may be eligible for a number of VA benefits, give us a call to get legal help with your claim.
- Orthopedic Injuries
- Orthopedic injuries cover a wide-range of issues, any injury or condition that affects your musculoskeletal system is considered an orthopedic injury. This can be anything from arthritis in the knees to degenerative disc disease.
- Death Benefits
- Have you recently lost a loved one who was also a veteran? VA benefits also include death benefits, give us a call to explore your options after the death of a loved one.
- Accrued Benefits
- If a claim or appeal was pending during the time of death of a veteran, the surviving spouse, children, and/or parents may be eligible for accrued benefits. The line of succession is established by law so do not hesitate to reach out to us if you find yourself in a situation where you are questioning the benefits of your deceased loved one.
- & More VA Related Legal Issues
Our goal is to use our combined legal expertise in order to help veterans, their spouses, and their dependents. We are dedicated to ensuring that veterans are protected, just like veterans were dedicated to protecting us during their service.
If the Department of Veterans Affairs has denied your benefits or you are considering filing a claim, your next call should be to Cohen|Harris so that our VA attorneys can help you get the benefits you deserve. To speak with an attorney about your options, contact us at 888-585-7979!