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Florida Veterans’ Disability Benefits for Neurological Disorders

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Veterans can suffer from a variety of conditions because of their time in the military, including neurological disorders. A neurological disorder affects the brain and can be among the most debilitating conditions veterans can suffer. If left untreated, there is a risk that it will become worse. To learn more about applying for disability… Read More »

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Getting Veterans’ Disability Benefits in Orlando for PTSD

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something that many military veterans experience. In some cases, veterans can receive disability compensation for their PTSD. Applying for veterans’ benefits can be a complicated process. To better improve your chances of approval, you need to contact an experienced Orlando veterans’ disability attorney. At the Law Offices of Shea… Read More »

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Can You Collect VA Benefits for Alcoholism?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

In limited cases, veterans may be able to apply for veterans’ benefits for alcoholism. For benefits purposes, the VA defines alcohol abuse as “the use of alcoholic beverages over time, or such excessive use at any one time, sufficient to cause disability or death of the use.” Qualifying for benefits is complicated, and disability… Read More »

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Veterans Disability for PTSD

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health condition in which a survivor of a traumatic event has difficulties recovering due to reliving the event for months, years, or the rest of their life. When triggered, the survivor’s memories of the event are brought back to the forefront, causing crippling depression, anxiety,… Read More »

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How Combined Ratings Work for an Orlando Veterans Disability Claim

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Trying to understand how the Veterans Administration calculates disability ratings can be confusing. If you have multiple disabilities, your compensation rating will be different and can be even more confusing to figure out on your own in some instances. If you need assistance with a Florida veterans disability claim, let the experienced team of… Read More »

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Possible Benefits You Qualify for Under Veterans Disability in Florida

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you have a disability and are applying for compensation benefits through the Veterans Administration, you may also qualify for other benefits. Pursuing a veterans disability claim can be a complicated process. Don’t attempt to pursue a claim independently; let an experienced Orlando veterans disability lawyer help. Examples of Benefits Available to All Veterans… Read More »

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How the VA Rates Spinal Stenosis in Florida?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Spinal stenosis refers to the narrowing of your spinal canal, resulting in weakness, pain, and numbness when the nerves are compressed. The narrowing of your spinal canal can be caused by the degeneration of the spine or physical injury. Depending on the location and which nerve is compressed, spinal stenosis can cause a wide… Read More »

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Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring an Orlando Veterans’ Disability Lawyer

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you believe you’re eligible for veterans’ disability benefits, you may be worried about the complicated application process. Some people feel the same way about hiring an attorney. The idea of meeting with Orlando veterans’ disability attorneys may be intimidating as well. However, retaining the right attorney could mean the difference between receiving your… Read More »

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Applying for Tinnitus Veterans’ Disability Benefits in Orlando, Florida

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Tinnitus is one of the most claimed disabilities by U.S. veterans. It’s also one of the disabilities that is most often denied by the Veterans Administration. Tinnitus is the ringing in the ears that seems never to cease. It can also sound like buzzing, swooshing, hissing, etc. For some, it may be acute and… Read More »

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How to Add or Remove Dependents from Your Veterans’ Disability Benefits

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you are a military veteran with a service-related disability rating of at least 10%, you could be entitled to receive disability benefits through the VA. If you have a disability rating of 30% or more and have dependents, you might receive additional compensation. Dependents can be a spouse, child, or even a parent… Read More »

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