Veteran (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Dalton, Georgia
If you are a military veteran living with a service-related medical condition, you may qualify for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation. Learn more about the available benefits right here in Dalton, Georgia.
If VA denied your Dalton disability claim, you have exactly one year from the date on your notice to file an appeal. A veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Dalton, Georgia from Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD may be able to help you develop a strong case. Call us today at (800) 544-9144 to learn more about your options.
Benefit Offices Serving Dalton, Georgia
Located just outside of Atlanta in Decatur, the Atlanta Regional Office is the only Regional Benefit Office in Georgia. Therefore, the staff in this office handle many of the Georgia VA disability claims submitted each year. It is likely that your application and supporting documents will be reviewed at this location.
A rating specialist will determine if your condition meets VA’s criteria and will reach out to you with any questions about your claim.. If you need help with your claim or have questions about benefits available to you, there are also closer offices that can assist you.
Veterans Field Office Serving Dalton, Georgia
The Dalton Veterans Field Service Office can answer questions about VA benefits, help you understand your eligibility, and assist you in the claims process. This office serves Catoosa, Murray, and Whitfield counties, providing free support for veterans and their families. Visit or call the office to learn more.
Dalton Veterans Field Service Office
305 Point North Place
Dalton, GA 30720
Staff at Veterans Field Service Offices across the state are trained to help Veterans with VA disability claims. They can help you file a fully developed claim or assist in completing your application and submitting it with permission to secure the necessary records. These resources are also available at VA medical centers and other facilities.
VA Clinics Serving Dalton, Georgia
Having a medical professional monitor and treat your service-connected medical condition is key to securing a grant of benefits. Both your diagnosis and current condition must be well-documented. You can either make an appointment with your private medical provider or visit a VA clinic. Veterans who live in northwest Georgia can choose from a few nearby VA clinics, including:
- Pointe Centre VA Clinic at 1208 Pointe Centre, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN 37421-3989
- Chattanooga VA Clinic at 6098 Debra Road, 6200 Building, Suite 5200, Chattanooga, TN 37411-5702
- Pickens County VA Clinic at 934 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143-1926
- Rome VA Clinic at 30 Chateau Drive Southeast, Rome, GA 30161-7201
If you require more extensive care or need to see a specialist, your local outpatient clinic will likely refer you to the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, a full-service medical and surgical center with 466 inpatient beds. How to Appeal a Dalton VA Disability Benefits Denial
If VA denied you disability compensation, call Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD today at (800) 544-9144. A member of our team can review your case for free. Our VA disability lawyers understand what it takes to secure a grant of benefits.
Generally, a grant of benefits requires proof of three things:
- An in-service event, injury, or illness;
- A current diagnosis by a medical professional; and
- A medical nexus, or link, between your in-service event, injury, or illness and your current diagnosis.
You have exactly one year from the date on your denial notice to challenge the decision. We may be able to help you collect the necessary evidence to prove your eligibility even after an initial denial. Generally, there are three ways to appeal a VA decision:
- Requesting a Higher-Level Review of your current claim by a senior VA employee;
- Submitting a Supplemental Claim with new and relevant evidence; or
- Filing a Notice of Disagreement with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals.
The team at CCK may be able to help you develop a compelling appeal and get the benefits you deserve.
How a Veteran (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Dalton, Georgia Can Help
If VA denied your claim for disability benefits despite your service-related medical condition, you have options for challenging their denial. A veterans’ advocate from Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD can review your case for free today. We may be able to file an appeal on your behalf.
Call (800) 544-9144 now to see if a veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Dalton, Georgia can help your case.
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