Veterans Disability Benefits Increase for 2022
The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that 2022 would see the highest cost of living adjustment (COLA) increase in decades. The 5.9% COLA increase marks the most significant increase since 1982 and is a relief for those receiving retirement and disability benefits – including veterans. The COLA for 2022 measured the change in the consumer… Read more
Can You Make Too Much Money to Get VA Benefits?
We all owe a debt of gratitude to United States veterans. When many of us were at home, making a living and enjoying daily tasks, these brave men and women were often overseas protecting our freedoms. Yet, with all that being said, veterans are often some of the most humble people that you will meet… Read more
What Veteran’s Conditions are Most Commonly Approved for Benefits?
Many different possible conditions could cause a veteran to be approved for benefits. The Department of Veteran’s Affairs often referred to as the VA, has criteria that it goes by to determine eligibility for benefits. If approved, a veteran will receive disability compensation every month. The amount received will be determined by the percentage of… Read more
Wisconsin Burn Pit Veterans with Asthma, Rhinitis, and Sinusitis May Get Benefits
Veterans who served in Southeast Asia – primarily referred to as Iraq and Afghanistan veterans – and other surrounding areas may now be approved for veteran’s benefits if they are suffering from specific conditions. The VA has announced that it has begun processing claims as early as Aug. 2 for veterans dealing with asthma, rhinitis,… Read more
Philips Respironics Device Recall Information for Veterans
A recall has been issued for several versions of a ventilator used by many people in the United States. These specific Phillips Respironics ventilators have been known to be issued to veterans in large quantities. Specifically, the recall lists the following ventilators manufactured before April 26, 2021, on the recall: Continuous Ventilator Trilogy 100 Trilogy… Read more
Will There Be an Increase in VA Benefit Amounts in 2022?
There isn’t much we can do to properly repay the veterans who have served our country so proudly. For those who are unable to work due to their service, there are benefits available from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These benefits are often a lifesaver for veterans and their families with little to no… Read more
Veterans Disability Payment Rates for 2021
The cost of living adjustment for United States Veterans receiving disability compensation in 2021 was recently announced. While the increase isn’t major, it does represent a small percentage increase which helps keep up with inflating costs. And for any veteran receiving disability benefits, the monthly check can be the difference that allows them to continue… Read more
Attorney and Partner Jim Brzezinski talks PTSD, Vets Benefits, with WTMJ 620
Tabak Law is extremely proud of the work that it does to assist veterans in need. Attorney and Partner Jim Brzezinski heads up this incredible work, and is responsible for getting countless veterans the benefits they deserve. Recently, Jim was featured on WTMJ 620’s Sunday Sip morning program. The recording and transcript of the interview… Read more
Veterans and Social Security Benefits COLA to be the Same in 2021
For veterans and other individuals receiving benefits, any increase in funds is welcomed. The benefits are often what allows the individual to keep their quality of life up during difficult times where they may not be able to work. Cost of living increases are common for those receiving benefits, including veterans and those receiving social… Read more