Veteran (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Cambridge, Massachusetts
A veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Cambridge, Massachusetts may be able to help you build a case for an appeal if you received a denial based on your claim for disability benefits with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If you can prove that your service-related medical condition prevents you from working or performing everyday tasks, you may qualify for a combined disability rating.
Call us to speak to one of our veterans’ advocates about filing an appeal at (800) 544-9144. We use our knowledge and experience to appeal wrongful benefit denials.
If you have not yet filed your claim, there are resources near you to help you build a case and pursue your rightfully earned benefits.
VA Benefit Offices Serving Cambridge, Massachusetts
There are two benefit offices located near Cambridge, MA where you may be able to meet with someone who can help you in a number of ways, including:
- Reviewing your qualifications
- Explaining the necessary documentation
- Helping you prepare and file your claim
- Guiding you through any additional steps necessary to receive a grant of benefits
Boston Regional Benefit Office
JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury St.
Boston, MA 02203
Pawtucket Outbased Benefit Office
420 Main Street
Mathieu Senior Center
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Vet Center Serving Cambridge, Massachusetts
In addition to assistance from the regional benefit offices or a VA medical facility in or around Boston or Cambridge, you may also be able to connect with someone to learn more about benefits available to you at the Boston Vet Center. This facility is located at 7 Drydock Avenue, Suite 2070, in Boston.
Specially trained staff from any of these offices may be able to help you understand the benefits available to you. If you already filed a claim and received a wrongful benefit denial, a veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Cambridge, Massachusetts from Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD may be able to assist. We are available to review your case for free today.
VA Medical Centers Serving Cambridge, Massachusetts
It is necessary to have a current diagnosis of your service-related medical condition in order to qualify for VA disability compensation. Your private physician can offer these services, or there are several VA clinics and medical centers nearby. These include:
- Causeway VA Clinic in Boston
- Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center, providing outpatient services in Boston
- Quincy VA Clinic in Quincy
- Lynn VA Clinic in Lynn
West Roxbury VA Medical Center is an inpatient hospital for veterans in the Boston area. It is located at 1400 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury, MA. The Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital is about 15 miles northwest of Cambridge, off MA-2 West. You can contact this hospital by calling (781) 687-2000.
Building a Case for an Appeal of Your VA Disability Denial
A veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Cambridge, Massachusetts from Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD may be able to help you fight a wrongful VA disability denial. We understand how much receiving a combined disability rating and the accompanying VA disability compensation would mean for your family’s financial stability.
Generally, a grant of VA disability benefits requires 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
If the rating specialist who reviewed your case did not find evidence of these three things, you may be able to take additional action to prove your case. We can help you decide which option best fits your case. Under the new AMA system of appeals, veterans can:
- Request a higher-level review of your case by a senior rating specialist;
- File a supplemental claim with new and relevant evidence; or
- File a Notice of Disagreement with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals
You have one year from the date on your decision letter to file an appeal, so it is beneficial to act quickly after you receive a denial.
To discuss your case with a member of our team, reach out to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD. We use our knowledge of the VA disability claims process and our experience with similar cases to fight wrongful benefit denials in Cambridge, MA.
We can gather documents, help you identify additional evidence, and ensure you meet all critical deadlines when filing an appeal.
Call (800) 544-9144 now to learn more about how we may be able to help.
Discuss Your Options for Fighting the Denial with a Member of Our Team
A veteran’s advocate from our team can review your qualifications, medical records, service record, and denial notice to determine if we may be able to help you file an appeal. A veteran (VA) disability lawyer serving Cambridge, Massachusetts from our firm may be able to fight for the benefits to which you are entitled.
If we agree to take action for you, we may be able to represent you throughout the review and appeals process on a contingency-fee basis at no out-of-pocket cost to you or your family. We know you are already under immense financial stress. We only get attorney’s fees if you receive a grant of benefits in this type of arrangement.
Call Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD at (800) 544-9144 for a free case review.
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