Veterans Disability Benefits

Maine veterans disability specialists Jackson & MacNichol tells how they take on the VA to help disabled veterans. VA disability attorney Francis Jackson guides through the complicated appeals process of getting service-connected disability compensation or disability pension benefits from the VA.

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DIC Benefits for Survivors of Veterans

If you’re a qualified surviving spouse and, in some cases but much more rare cases, if you have a qualified surviving child or surviving parent in even more rare circumstances, they may be entitled to benefits after the veteran’s passing if that veteran had a service connected cause of death or if they had a total rating for a period of 10 years prior to their passing, then they’d be presumed to have a service connected cause of death.

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Social Security Disability and Mental Illness

If you have a severe mental disability, day to day life can often be frustrating and overwhelming. Everyday tasks that others take for granted such as getting out of bed or interacting with people at the store can be too much to handle. Often times you might not be able to support yourself financially. Luckily our government has a Social Security Disability program designed to assist individuals who are unable to work due to physical or mental limitations.

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Truck Accidents – Who Can Be Held Accountable?

Many people are probably familiar with the highly publicized big truck crash involving Tracy Morgan, an actor & comedian famous for his roles on SNL and 30 Rock. On June 7th, a Walmart truck crashed into a limo carrying Morgan and several friends. Morgan and several of the passengers were critically injured and one of the men in the car was killed. After the crash, concerns about semi-truck accidents have come to the forefront of public debate.

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