Should I hire a VA attorney to dispute my VA disability claim?
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First and foremost, you have a year to appeal the denial, one year from the date of the decision letter, to preserve the original date of claim. Please either file a request for a higher level of review or disagree with the decision before that time.
You don't HAVE to hire an attorney to assist you with filing a Notice of Disagreement and Appeal a decision. There are Veterans Service Officers, such as American Legion, VFW, AMVETS, etc.
If you do hire someone, be sure to check that they are VA accredited. There are many scams out there, preying on Veterans. Please do not become one of them. Getting a VA Accredited attorney in your corner, although the more costly option, will ensure that you have someone in your corner.
Semper Fi and thank you for your service!
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Yes, I recommend using an attorney to assist with your VA disability appeal. Almost all of us work on a contingency fee basis, so you only pay an attorney fee if your appeal is won.
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