Veterans Law Testimonials
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Sirs. My dealings with VA began 40 yrs ago. My first claim was for my hearing after 6 yrs of submarine duty standing long watches in ENG. RM. Without hearing protection. I was rejected and threw in the trash. I firmly believe that this is what VA wants!
I next filed an appeal about my broken neck in1967 car wreck. They rejected it but gave me 10% on ears. I appealed and finally got 20% which is where it remains today.
After about 20 yrs of seeing VA shrinks, a clerk at FT. Smith Clink asked if I filled for my travel day. Told him I did [not] get T.P. He asked how long I had been seeing shrink. Told how long and he [flipped] out and gave me claim papers. I was turned down and filed [an] appeal [and] got 30%.
About this time the D.A.V notified me that you had reviewed my case and thought you could win.
And win it you did!!! I am now 80% with 100% pay and all military base privileges.
But that was not enough for you. You found that VA had not gone back far enough on claim and got a large back pay.
Some may think that [your] fee is a lot. 0 from 0 is 0. Without your fine law firm I would have had nothing. You went after them like at pit bull. Many thanks for the fine job you did. Resp. L. C. Richard (A Happy Client)
It is my pleasure to recommend the law firm of Chisholm & Chisholm for legal matters. Members of the firm called me frequently to let me know the status of my appeal and followed up with a letter explaining the status of the case. Everyone was always friendly, courteous, and respectful. Although it was a long process, members of the firm were always upbeat and encouraging. I highly recommend this firm and would not hesitate to use this firm again. I am deeply grateful to Mr. Chisholm for handling the appeal for me and appreciate the hard work he successfully completed.
The law office of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is exemplary of the way a client should be represented as I myself may attest.
They relentlessly pursued the Veterans Administration in a most professional manner on my behalf, keeping me up to date at all times on the progress of the re-evaluation of my compensation. This resulted in a most favorable decision in my favor.
Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick being cognizant to the process in dealing with the Veterans Administration leaves no doubt that this is why my outcome was so positive.
I would like to say here “there way absolutely no pressure on me through the whole process because there way no payments to be made to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick unless the judgment was in my favor.”
I offer here my most heartfelt and sincere thanks to the entire law firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick. “THANKS!”
Without CCK I wouldn’t have gotten the judgement I got. They got more because they know the laws, we don’t. They even got me back pay. I say, go with CCK, they know the VA laws.
After my honorable discharge from the military I wasn’t sure what I was going to do when I got home. I injured my back while on active duty in a jeep accident. My life was changed from positive to a negative state. I went through months and years of rehab training and I was not employed. Meanwhile, I went to VA and filed a claim for my back injury… I was also diagnosed with an eye disease which limited my duties. I filed a claim the same day I filed for my back injury.
I began to think I would never get any help after getting years of denials from the Board. Four years ago, I heard about some lawyers who help veterans with VA claims. I decided to call them. I got immediate assistance from the outstanding Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD and their fine staff. These dynamic lawyers not only helped with my back claim but they did what I thought would be impossible. I was surprised when I got a phone call telling me CCK had won the case for my eyes. The expertise of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick went back to 1981. Now my life is positive again and more comfortable.
My gratitude cannot be expressed enough to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick and their fine staff. Thank you!”
Respect. Informative. Caring. This testimonial is mine and mine alone with much gratitude to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD and the wonderful staff that I have dealt with so far. Even though I have only spoken to Robert Chisholm two or three times, he seemed very concerned with my problem with the VA and wanted to help. I can’t remember how many staff I have spoken to but all made sure that I understood why they called and the information that they had to share in plain language that I understood and all very respectful. Because of the diligence of this law firm and staff, the VA and I have reached a mutual agreement so far. I will never be able to thank Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick and its staff of wonderful and caring people for their help and concern for me. If I hear of or meet another veteran who might need your help, I will give them your information. Again, with my thanks and respect I remain.
I am totally satisfied with CCK’s representation and results on my claim before the Department of Veterans Affairs Board of Appeals. Your attorneys and staff have been courteous, professional, and thorough in every step of the process. You kept me informed of what was going on with my claim, advised me of pending actions, and helped me maintain a positive attitude in the process. Alexandra, Jake, Lexi, and all of your staff served me very well as a client and I would gladly recommend your firm to other veterans needing your services. All of you will forever be in my prayers.
To Whom It May Concern, my name is Alfred Jefferson. I am a client of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick law firm. I tried for years with other avenues of help to get my 100% disability from VA. No one was able to help me until this law firm took me as a client. I have been fighting with the VA for eight and a half years unsuccessfully. That fight came to an end in less than a year and a half, very successful after being represented by the attorneys with the firm. I would recommend Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick. I will always be grateful for the help I received from the attorneys of this firm.
My five-star approval. If you are looking for results you came to the right place. You will not only be impressed with Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD’s professionalism and integrity, but with their perseverance, they never give up. I am without a doubt 100% satisfied, and you will be too.
Your office and your personnel are to be congratulated for the top-notch work in getting the facts you gathered together on my behalf. The “follow through” you and your staff presented to the VA was winning, and I was awarded one-hundred percent disability. The expert you brought in to help and the staff was also very winning. As you recall, our first try at 100% was rejected, but your stuff was not to be denied. Many months passed, but patience prevailed. We all won! Thank you.
Thank You for all of your support, professionalism, compassion and legal guidance through the Veterans Administration(VA) System during the most trying time of my life, something I could not do without your legal expertise and consistent help. It is my honor to recommend your law firm to anyone in need of legal help. Just to name a few reasons why I recommend you so highly; every member of your legal team that I interacted with exhibited professionalism, patience and knowledge which enabled me to trust this process. I AM Thankful.
Attorney Zackary M. Stolz and your attorneys submitted a very excellent and substantiated appeal containing credible evidence of my duty location, associated duties, and documentation of my service at Udorn AFB as a Munitions Supply Officer. However, my claim was disapproved by the Court of Veterans Appeals.
Shortly after that, your law firm prepared an appeal to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. CCK included numerous statutes, regulations, and manuals that clearly identified to the Court that the rules of dioxin exposure clearly applied to personnel who served in duties such as mine in Thailand. Historical research verified that herbicides and dioxins were used in Thailand. My claim was personally orally presented before the Circuit Court of Appeals by attorney Zachary M. Stolz.
On December 3, 2018, I was notified that my appeal had been approved by the Federal Circuit Court, and I received a print-out of that decision. Your law firm’s superior knowledge and expertise of numerous statutes, regulations, and manuals, as well as similar cases, was directly responsible for winning this appeal.
I am extremely thankful for the superior work that your law firm performed in representing and winning my claim before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sometime ago DAV sent me a letter to inform me that they would be pleased to represent me or recommend Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD. I can honestly say that I have never once regretted my choice. This law firm and everyone on the staff has always treated me with the utmost respect and has demonstrated the highest degree of professionalism. They have worked tirelessly and efficiently to help me and I would not hesitate to recommend them to any veteran who needs help.
Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick have represented me against the VA in a case which goes back many years. I had already been established as 100% disabled and was unaware that the VA neglected to give me back pay for several years. Thanks to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick I was able to recoup my back pay benefits and increase my monthly VA check. Thank you.
I am very pleased with the services provided by Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick. They handled my case in a timely manner without dragging it out longer than necessary or a hassle of any kind and achieved the result I desired. Great work guys!! Thanks, Danny Gregory.
I would like to thank the law firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick for successfully settling my VA claim. When I was approached by the firm to represent me, I wasn’t expecting much success. I was wrong. Through the expertise and diligent work of the firm, I was able to receive a compensation package that I did not think possible. I am forever grateful to the lawyers and personnel involved. Once again, thank you.
I would recommend Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick to anyone looking for professionals who keep their word and work to achieve the best outcome possible for their clients. They have lived up to their promises for my family and me.
I wholeheartedly recommend this law firm The team’s professionalism and dedication was world-class! This law firm worked with me for years to get my VA disability benefits. The team will work tirelessly for you like they did for me. I recommend this law firm to any and all veterans who are trying to get their VA disability benefits.
CCK LTD – like a good boxer, CCK knows how to counter punch. Their punches yield great results. I am now at 100%, even got back pay. My thanks to CCK LTD.
I came to Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD in 2017 when the Board denied me DIC benefits after my husband’s death in 2008. CCK appealed my case to Court and did a wonderful job. I had been fighting with the VA for 10 years for DIC benefits and I had no help until they stepped in. I felt that I finally had someone who would fight for me, and they did. They did everything they could do for me and came through. I was awarded DIC benefits all the way back to April 2004 when I filed, and I am thrilled with the outcome of my case with CCK. I feel like the world has been lifted off my shoulders.
I had health problems for years and that the veterans agreed that was caused by Agent Orange. About the year 2000, I had to be operated on. My Doctor told me I would not be able to work again. The powers that be in the veterans affairs office at Huntington, W.Va. gave me a part disability. And from 2000 on continued to be dishonest with me….After going through a number of appeals, simply put got for me what is a very big settlement and while doing so was very patient and very polite and kind to me. So many, many thanks to C.C. and K.
Undoubtedly you and your staff are the best of the best. I remember when you first contacted me and I asked you to represent me. You told me it was a hard case and it wouldn’t be won overnight. It could take years. All I can say is I wouldn’t want wanted anyone else to help me. You did exactly as you promised. You constantly kept me informed where my case was at. Your staff, everyone, including your receptionist, never once said “we’re busy! Please call back later.” NOT EVEN ONCE. I could never say enough about CHISHOLM CHISHOLM & KILPATRICK. When you represented me, my whole life became better. Through your total caring, positive attitude, unbelievable knowledge and total dedication, you won my case. I will never forget you. You guys and ladies are the best. That’s about all I can say. God Bless you all.
I am extremely grateful on the services you provided for me on my case against the VA. I would have never got to where I am today without your help, wisdom & knowledge of the law. I am truly pleased & have told many of my veteran friends whom are having many problems to contact your office if they choose to pursue a claim. Everyone I have talked to here at home are surprised what I was able to obtain by having an attorney against not having one. I want to thank everybody in your office for making this come true for me & especially for [your team in] every phone call to me keeping me up to date of my case. I am truly pleased & will recommend your office when any of my friends need good quality representation to help them.
Chisholm Chisholm Kilpatrick LTD has represented us since we were turned down for T.D.I.U. at the B.V.A. Our claim went all the way to Court. The court remanded the case back to the R.O. for T.D.I.U., our attorneys appealed there denial back to the B.V.A. We filed for T.D.I.U. in 2007. We got our favorable decision in 2014 and was awarded T.D.I.U. but only went back to 2009. We were awarded more than $83,000. Chisholm + Chisholm + Kilpatrick L.T.D. filed an appealed for T.D.I.U. from 2007 to 2009 we got a favorable decision in 2017 and awarded $104,948. I would highly recommend this law firm. They went above my expectations, and kept us informed at every step. Job well done!
After so very many years of waiting and appealing and suffering in silence as it were, the VA finally had to realize that I have been suffering so long with all my service related disabilities. I called my youngest daughter today and told her I had received money from the VA and she cried. She said that she knew how long this had been in appeal and knew how much that I had suffered and was happy that I finally got the decision in my favor. I know all too many veterans who are deserving of a settlement and are repeatedly denied. I for one had been denied so many times, I’d lost count. Had it not been for your excellent caring employees, I would not have received this award for my disabilities. Again, I sincerely thank you so much. Words alone cannot say how much this is appreciated.
They are very professional, patient, kind and very detailed orientated an excellent team of lawyers.
Just received a service connected determination for Parkinson’s for my TDY trips to UT/Tahkli/Don Muang from `66 to `70 as a KC-135 crew member. Thank you Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD. Initial claim, no hassle, no back compensation so no fee to CCK. Guys, I would not have this if it were up to me to do all the paper work. Don’t be reluctant to use an attorney. CCK knows what they are doing!
It has been one of the best legal experiences that I have personally encountered. Their follow up and their follow thru has been on perfect terms. Wow, they have given me a celebrity experience!!! Impressive..!! The point of the matter is, this case with the government was a very, prolonged and pretest battle, they handled with every and all of assurance, devotion, integrity, poise, etc…They touched every line of their profession with perfection. They are so awesome, brilliant they’re terrific!!! Thumbs up for me.! I really appreciate and thank them for all that they’ve done. For what it’s worth. Bless You.!!!
These people are FANTASTIC!!! I highly recommend this firm to Veterans everywhere. Honest Legal Help like this is priceless and they are extremely skilled. So Satisfied with the results…5 stars!!
I cannot begin to say how grateful I am to this Firm. From the Class A staff to the Lawyers, there are no complaints. Everyone treated me fantastic!! After 30 yrs of fighting on my own, they were able to win my case in less than 15 months while VA Experts said, I was looking at 3 to 5 yrs for a decision in the Appeals court. Attorney Ionelli (forgive me if I spelled it wrong) is amazing. They promised me nothing but that they would fight hard, but delivered like I could never have imagined. They have restored my faith in Lawyers…. honest people. Thank you all again from the bottom of my heart <3 and God Bless you all for helping Veterans like me.
Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD are miracle workers! I retired as e-7 msgt in 1982 and was ordered to report to the VA dental clinic Jefferson barracks for follow up on shrapnel wounds to my lower jaw and healing to my upper mandible from a convoy vehicle accident. so i have been dealing with the VA all this time. i finally realized a lawyer was the only way to get some action on my claims. 35 years of being diagnosed finally with TBI, PTSD, anxiety, veritigo, hearing loss, and neurapathy i am getting some back pay to the tune of 180 k+ THANKS TO CHISHOLM,CHISHOLM &KILPATRICK !! HOOOORAH !!
I would like to thank the entire staff at CCK for their professionalism regarding my case the the VA. My case was proving a CUE going back to 1975 for PTSD being reduced form 30% to 10% I served as a US Marine in Viet Nam in 1968 and was wounded in action by a mortar round. My case was initially rejected by the VA but with the thorough review by CC&K , the VA agreed with the case that CC&K made and awarded my initial rating of 30% retroactive to 1975. I have multiple service connected disability ratings due to the wounds in both legs , arm and chest and I am now rated 100% P&T . Thank you.
We had struggled for eight plus years, with the VA, and got nowhere. Our case was sent to CC&K and in less than one year, we were they won all his back pay and 100% rating. We could not be more pleased. We highly recommend this firm for anyone struggling with the VA.
They help change my life and done a great job getting my award letter, please try them if you are having problems because they can get the job done and get the money and recognition you deserve they was very polite and helpful through the whole process and stayed in touch letting me know on a regular basis, thank you wonderful people for what you did to help me.
CCK stepped in and had my back all the way, providing me with the peace of mind that I direly needed. CCK staff was very attentive to my concerns and always provided me with a caring ear, while applying themselves 100% to my case. Resurrecting my appeal, CCK has fought the VA hard and relentlessly, holding the VA accountable at every step of the process. In dealing with the VA, CCK’s expertise, in my opinion, is truly unsurpassed. If you’re a veteran, who finds him or herself caught up in the VA’s relentless web of denials and appeals, contact CCK. In fact, before you file a claim with the VA, contact CCK.
I do not know of anyway I could possibly thank the people that work at Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD.. They contacted me and said they had reviewed my military and VA records and thought that an injustice had been done. They volunteered to take over my case and accomplished in one year what I could not do in 13 years. They kept me informed every step of the way. Thanks to them my disability was granted back to the 2003. My family and I Thank You.. As I said many thanks. the work you did on my behalf is so much appreciated. As I wrote to Mr. Robert V. Chisholm my life has now changed with no worries or stress. When I saw a deposit to my account it kicked me in the gut and brought reals tears to my eyes. My wife was worried because she had never seen me that emotional (never seen me with tears)l, it took a while before I could speak to her and let her know what you had done for us. Paid off Alix (daughter) University Debt, all credit card debt, the car, put a third of it in Olean’s (wife ) retirement fund, money set aside for my sons education and completed much needed repairs to the home. I was in the Ukraine when I noticed the deposit. We were caring for my Mother in Law who just had a Cancerous tumor removed from her Right Kidney. Before I left I took a line of credit out for $10.000. The reason being, even though they say they have free medical, if you want the surgery then you will pay for part of it. Because of what you did for us I was able to even pay off the line of credit while in the Ukraine. You pulled me out of debt, all bills paid and things will be much more comfortable for my family. If you are ever in San Antonio please contact us, Please let everyone one in your firm know we appreciate all their hard work. Just like in the military you all are one heck of a TEAM.
I thought I could go it alone. I filed several disability claims through the VA only to be denied over and over again. I knew I needed help. I found that help with the law firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick. They filed for me and won. They were very helpful, respectful. A great team on my side. Thank you.
What I had been fighting to get for years, CC&K did for me in months. I am extremely grateful to them and especially Daniel.
I would like to thank the office of C,C,& K For the hard work and dedication in handling my case. When other vets told me to drop my case and fight them at the VA I trusted my lawyers and got the BEST results i ever image. I was truly blessed when i was told to contact them. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART. A Friend forever.
I’m so glad we sought the help of CCK on my husband’s VA claim. We had been going back and forth with the VA for 5 years on his claim without seeing any progress. Then we found CCK and the case was resolved in about a year! Once we got in touch with CCK, everything started moving. CCK handled all of the communication with the VA and always kept us in the loop. The team working on my husband’s case was so polite and kind, and they were always willing to answer any questions we had. Thank you CCK for successfully handling our VA disability case!
My experience with Chisholm, Chisholm. & Kilpatrick was very pleasant and hassle free from beginning to end and I highly recommend this Law Firm to all Veterans especially with difficult cases to be resolved. They care about the individual and take your case as important as if it was their own. I have never seen a Law Firm so diligent and their care for Veterans is to use a military term, beyond the call of duty. I was in the Air Force and a Navy friend of mine recommended them for my case and I highly recommend them to all my Veteran brothers and have already sent clients their way. I will continue to do so.
I couldn’t have expected a better outcome for my complicated VA disability claim than what I obtained working with Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick (CCK). On a scale of 1 to 10, I would give CCK a 10.1! Back in the mid 1990’s, I tried to pursue my disability claim on my own. I thought I knew enough about the VA claims process to be successful but I wasn’t. Between 1995 and 2007, I made about 4 attempts to obtain my benefits, all without success. I decided to get serious about my claim in 2007 and I did what I could but after the initial denial, I searched for and hired CCK whom had been highly recommended to me. The team there took over my case made strong arguments on my behalf. Even though it took me almost nine years to realize satisfaction of my claim the delays were due to VA and repeated appeals. The firm was tenacious with the VA on my behalf and constantly followed up with the VA pressing for action. I was a little skeptical at first because I lived in Tennessee and CCK is in Rhode Island, but the distance proved to be no issue at all. Over the course of my claim I had multiple hearings and two stand out in my mind in particular because CCK was just stellar. Mr. Chisholm (by telephone) and Mr. Baker (in person) commanded the hearings and carefully guided my testimony. They did not tell me what to say but guided me into timely discussing what was pertinent and relevant. Every member of the firm’s staff I worked with over the years was knowledgeable and most professional. The firm must without a doubt be the finest veterans’ legal advocates in the country! In 2011, I was granted 100% permanent and total disability. I was happy with the result and was ready to accept the results as final, but CCK took another look and told me that the VA need to go back in time and pay on my claim. They continued to advocate for me before the VA and eventually the effective date of my benefits were taken back to 1995. Thank you CCK for being my advocate and righting my wrongs!
Having interacted with the Veterans Administration for nearly 10 years I consider myself a self-educated expert on dealing with the Administration. In spite of my in-depth understanding of the rules and policies I found myself unable to successfully win my claims. I came to realize that dealing with a professional organization as the VA was beyond my abilities and required an organization of similar professionals to act on my behalf. I was simply out of my league! Contacting CCK I requested they represent me and interact with the VA on my behalf. I will honestly tell you that the professionalism and experience of CCK soon made me realize that they not only had my best interests in mind, but had an exceptional understanding of the law and policies the VA is required to adhere to. Within less than a year CCK’s experienced lawyers not only presented my case to the United States Court of Veterans Appeals, but did so with a successful conclusion. As knowledgeable as I thought I was, CCK was able to cite specific violations of policy the VA had overlooked. Although the policies were there, it was the interaction of the attorneys at CCK and the presentation of my case that were the true basis of my success. I am the biggest champion of CCK and cannot express the absolute necessity of utilizing the professionals at CCK when dealing with the VA. As an educated 40 year veteran of the military I am first to admit that dealing with the VA is beyond my abilities and if you hope to be successful in your claims you absolutely need the experienced attorneys at Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick.
I was fighting for my VA disability compensation for 10 years. I was ready to give up and then CCK took my case. I immediately felt at ease because they kept me informed every step of the way and there was so much less stress for me. Thanks to CCK I am now receiving TDIU benefits and I am very thankful.
As soon as you began representing me, I was informed every step of the way and always knew what was going on with my case. Thank you so much for your help. You told me at the beginning that you would get me 100 percent and you came through.