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3 things to remember when applying for Social Security Disability Insurance

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be daunting, but it can be a life-altering opportunity for individuals who are unable to work due to a disability. Whether you’re just starting the application process or you’ve encountered hurdles along the way, understanding the foundations of this opportunity can help streamline the process and increase […]

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VA Allocates Funding to Assist Veterans Experiencing or at Risk of Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a new initiative in its ongoing efforts to combat Veteran homelessness with the publication of a Notice of Funding Opportunity that allocates approximately $5 million annually for up to two years. This funding is designated to support Veterans who are either experiencing homelessness or at risk of […]

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VA is Still Falling Behind in Processing Claims

The VA announced that in fiscal 2023, department benefits officials completed nearly 2 million veteran and survivor claims, the most in agency history and up almost 16% from the previous year. During a press call Wednesday, VA Undersecretary for Benefits Joshua Jacobs said through the first three months of fiscal 2024, his staffers are 34% […]

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Toxic Exposure in the Skies

In the world of aviation, those who serve in the military often find themselves exposed to various occupational hazards. Among these, exposure to jet fuels can have lasting health implications. This blog explores the process of obtaining VA service connection for conditions related to jet fuel exposure, sheds light on the challenges veterans may face, […]

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What is fatigued driving?

Fatigued driving is a significant concern on the roads that’s often compared to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs due to its ability to impair judgment and reaction times severely. This driving state inspires reduced alertness and decreased physical and mental performance. It can lead to severe accidents. Understanding what fatigued driving is, […]

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