LawHelpNC: The American Veterans and Servicemembers Survival Guide (PTSD)

 Authored by Veterans for America 

This survival guide provides legal information for servicemembers, veterans and their families.

Several chapters contain information relative to the process of making a claim for veterans disability compensation, appealing the claim, and dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  See:

  • Chapter 1 – Basic Survival Skills, pages 32 to 46 – describes the basics of seeking benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Chapter 2 – The Department of Veterans Affairs, pages 47 to 57 – describes the various agencies that make up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and their functions
  • Chapter 3 – Service-Connected Compensation, pages 58 to 144 – provides information about the requirements for obtaining VA benefits for service-connected disability
  • Chapter 5 – Explaining the VA Claims and Appeals Process, pages 158 to 177 – provides information about the claims and appeals process of obtaining VA benefits