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VA Services Expanded Online Due to Pandemic

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Americans are having to change their way of life due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses are having to shut down temporarily, while others are shifting to online services. Many government offices are closed right now due to social distancing guidelines, and for the protection of employees. The good news is that veterans services,… Read More »

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Veterans Benefits Protected During Coronavirus Outbreak

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The coronavirus is affecting New Yorkers in various ways. All shows and gatherings in the state have been cancelled. Schools are shut down. Even colleges and universities are shut down, forcing students to take classes remotely. Veterans who are attending in-person classes and are now transitioning to remote classes may be wondering how their… Read More »

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Military Sexual Trauma Bill Leads to Expanded Benefits for Servicemembers

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Many people join the Army, Navy, Coast Guard or other branch of the military because they are lured by benefits such as paid college, health benefits, pensions and home loan programs, among other things. However, military life is not easy. It’s a rough life protecting the United States from threats of other countries. Veterans… Read More »

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Veterans to Receive Benefits for Conditions Relating to Agent Orange

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Hundreds of thousands of veterans have fought in wars to defend America’s freedom, only to be denied the benefits they were promised. In particular, many suffered serious medical conditions due to a chemical called Agent Orange while fighting in the Vietnam War. Used to eradicate vegetation, Agent Orange has caused many veterans to suffer… Read More »

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Be Wary of Veterans Benefits Scams

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Many men and women have fought for our country. Once they leave the military, they face another fight—earning enough money to survive. Desperate times call for desperate measures, which leads some veterans to trade benefits they will receive at some point in the future and receive compensation for them now. These schemes, which are… Read More »

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Many National Guardsmen Denied Veterans Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

During President Donald Trump’s presidency, National Guard troops have been employed for various purposes, such as increased security on the U.S.-Mexico border or helping with natural disasters, such as wildfires and tornadoes. These troops provide a great deal of assistance in times of need when extra agents cannot be hired quickly. Unfortunately, though, performing… Read More »

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Delays For Veterans Looking to Receive “Blue Water” Vietnam Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

People are often lured into the Army, military and Navy by the many benefits touted by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Education benefits, housing benefits and various medical benefits are just some of them. Unfortunately, however, veterans do not always get the benefits they deserve. Their benefits are often delayed for years and… Read More »

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Getting Older is Easier for Veterans Thanks to Assisted Living Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Getting old is expensive. We tend to develop medical conditions that require costly maintenance and treatment, such as tests, lab work and medications. Some seniors develop memory issues or mobility problems and require 24/7 care. While some are fortunate enough to be cared for by loved ones, most end up in a nursing home… Read More »

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Bills Passed Aim to Prevent Suicide in Veterans

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans pay the ultimate price for freedom. They risk their lives for Americans. Some die during war. Others survive, but live every day in physical or emotional pain. They may suffer a permanent disability due to their military service. Some have PTSD or other psychological conditions. Many of these veterans, unable to move, end… Read More »

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Veteran With Health Problems? You May Be Able to File a Claim

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Fighting in wars is no easy task. Many people have died fighting for this country. Of the servicemembers who have survived, many have suffered serious physical and mental issues. Some continue to suffer from ailments decades after leaving the service. In fact, millions of veterans are disabled due to service-connected injuries and medical conditions…. Read More »

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