Veterans (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Parma, OH
Veterans who were injured or disabled as a result of their military service are eligible for disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If you are a veteran with a military-related disability or condition, you may be eligible for benefits.
VA often denies veterans’ claims for benefits, leading to the need to appeal the decision to receive VA disability compensation. If you need to appeal a VA decision, a veterans (VA) disability attorney serving Parma, Ohio at Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick may be able to help you with the appeals process. Call CCK today at 800-544-9144 for a free case evaluation with a member of our team.
VA Facilities Serving Parma, OH
The Regional Office serving Parma, Ohio is located in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cleveland Regional Office administers numerous veteran programs, including VA health care, VA benefits, outreach programs, and more.
To contact the Regional Office, veterans living in Parma, Ohio can schedule a virtual meeting, a telephone call, or an in-person interview. Veterans may schedule a meeting via the online scheduling system.
VA Medical Center
There are several VA Medical Centers in Ohio, including in Chillicothe, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton. The closest VA Medical Center to Parma, Ohio is the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. The center is open 24/7 and can be contacted via phone at 216-791-3800.
The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center offers a variety of services including primary care, mental health care, cardiology, critical care, and caregiver support. To apply for care, veterans can apply online, by phone, by mail, or in person.
Ohio VA Clinics
There are many VA clinics that serve Ohio. Importantly, veterans living in Parma, Ohio have access to a VA clinic located directly in Parma. Below is a list of VA clinics that serve Ohio.
- Akron: Akron VA Clinic
- Ashtabula: Ashtabula County VA Clinic
- Calcutta: East Liverpool VA Clinic
- Cambridge: Cambridge Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Cincinnati: Clermont County Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Georgetown: Georgetown Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Grove City: Grove City Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Hamilton: Hamilton Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Lancaster: Lancaster Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Lima: Lima Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Mansfield: Mansfield VA Clinic
- Marietta: Marietta Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Marion: Marion Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Middletown: Middletown Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- New Philadelphia: New Philadelphia VA Clinic
- Newark: Newark Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Parma: Parma VA Clinic
- Portsmouth: Portsmouth Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Ravenna: Ravenna VA Clinic
- Sandusky: Sandusky VA Clinic
- Sheffield Village: Lorain County VA Clinic
- Springfield: Springfield Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Clairsville: Belmont County Outpatient Clinic
- The Plains: Athens Community Based Outpatient Clinic
- Toledo: Toledo VA Clinic
- Warren: Warren VA Clinic
- Willoughby: Lake County VA Clinic
- Wilmington: Wilmington Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
- Zanesville: Zanesville Community Based Outpatient Clinic
How to Get VA Disability Benefits in Parma, OH
If a veteran receives service connection, VA will then assign a disability rating to the condition for which they have established service connection. This rating issued will range from 0 percent to 100 percent, based on the severity of the disability. The ratings will then be added together using VA math to get a combined disability rating. This combined disability rating will determine their monthly compensation rate.
As of December 1st, 2022 the VA disability rate benefit amounts are as follows:
- 0 percent disability rating: $0.00 per month
- 10 percent disability rating: $165.92 per month
- 20 percent disability rating: $327.99 per month
- 30 percent disability rating: $508.05 per month
- 40 percent disability rating: $731.86 per month
- 50 percent disability rating: $1,041.82 per month
- 60 percent disability rating: $1,319.65 per month
- 70 percent disability rating: $1,663.06 per month
- 80 percent disability rating: $1,933.15 per month
- 90 percent disability rating: $2,172.39 per month
- 100 percent disability rating: $3,621.95 per month
Veterans with a combined disability rating of 30 percent or higher may be eligible for compensation for any qualifying dependents. Dependents include:
- A spouse
- Children under the age of 18
- Children between the ages of 18 and 23 who are attending school
- A dependent parent
How Much Do Veterans (VA) Disability Lawyers Charge?
Under 38 CFR § 14.636, VA regulates who may represent veterans and how much they can be paid. An accredited veterans (VA) disability attorney typically charges on a contingency basis, meaning they will take a previously agreed upon percentage of recovered retroactive benefits.
Fees equal to or below 20 percent are considered reasonable by VA, while anything above 33.3 percent is presumed unreasonable. It is illegal to charge fees based on any future benefits.
CCK Can Help Veterans in Parma, OH
If you are a veteran who has received a denial from VA, a Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD veterans (VA) disability attorney serving Parma, Ohio may be able to assist you in appealing the decision.
Call CCK today at 800-544-9144 to schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our team.
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