Veterans (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Austin, Texas
If you received a denial for VA disability benefits, you are able to appeal this decision. You do not have to face this challenging process alone. A veterans (VA) disability lawyer serving Austin, Texas with Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD may be able to assist you.
The VA appeals process is complex. We invite you to call for an initial consultation with an experienced Texas veterans lawyer to discuss how we might be able to help you with VA appeals for wrongfully denied benefits.
For a free consultation, call (800) 544-9144.
Austin Regional Benefit Office
701 Clay Avenue
Waco, Texas 76799
Austin Benefit Offices
1524 South IH 35
Austin, TX 78704
6001 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
6448 East Hwy 290
Austin, TX 78723
7901 Metropolis Drive
Rooms 1G-104 and 1G-15 (Austin VA Outpatient Clinic)
Austin, TX 78744
Austin VA Medical Center
7901 Metropolis Drive
Austin, TX 78744-3111
600 North Bell Boulevard
Cedar Park, TX 78613-2216
What a Veteran (VA) Disability Lawyer Serving Austin, Texas Can Do for You
It is your legal right to have an attorney or claims advocate represent you in your VA disability benefits appeal. Our veterans’ advocates represent veterans at all levels of VA disability appeals, including:
- VA Regional Office
- Board of Veterans’ Appeals
- S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
An attorney or claims advocate with our firm will make sure that any supplemental claims have well-documented and relevant information. The firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD has the experience, staff, and resources to advocate on your behalf.
We Serve Those Who Served
We appreciate your service to our country in each of our nation’s military branches:
- Air Force
- Marine Corps
- Coast Guard
We handle all paperwork associated with your appeals and other details such as:
- Thoroughly review your case to determine if the law was applied correctly and all regulations were followed.
- Obtain evidence for a supplemental claim with new, relevant information that supports your claim.
- Protect your rights and represent you throughout the appeals process.
For a free consultation, call Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD today: (800) 544-9144.
Health Conditions May Qualify for VA Disability Benefits
We collect the necessary evidence to build a strong appeal. This evidence might include:
- Medical records
- Service personnel records
- Reports from medical and vocational experts
- Statements from fellow service members (buddy statements)
- Current diagnosis from your medical professional
If you or a family member received a denial of VA disability benefits and would like to learn more about our legal services, call Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD for a free consultation: (800) 544-9144.
Elements Required to be Considered for VA Disability Benefits
You do not have to be fully disabled to receive VA disability compensation. VA calculates disability compensation based upon the impact on your earning capacity.
The higher your combined disability rating, the higher your monthly monetary benefit.
To be considered for disability benefits, VA requires three elements:
- You have a medical condition related to your military service.
- You have a current diagnosis by a healthcare professional.
- You show a link between your health condition and your current diagnosis.
Your Combined Disability Rating May Increase Over Time
Unfortunately, your medical condition may worsen over time, or you could develop complications to your service-connected injury or illness. If you filed a claim for an increased rating but received a denial from VA, you are able to appeal that denial.
In addition, you might be entitled to additional compensation if you have a disability rating of 30% or higher and have children, parents, or a spouse who are financially dependent on you
VA guidelines are complex, and it is in your best interest to have a strong legal advocate on your side.
Call Today for a Free Consultation
Do not let the clock run out on an appeal for wrongfully denied VA disability benefits. Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is here to help. For a free consultation, call (800) 544-9144.
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