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Veterans to See Largest COLA in Six Years

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

It’s a frustrating situation: you go to the grocery store and see that the price of milk has gone up once again. You have to delay your road trip because you can’t afford to pay more than $4 a gallon for gas. Health insurance is costing more and more. It takes a lot of… Read More »

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New Bill to Add Cost of Living Increases to VA Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans are entitled to receive a wide range of benefits. However, those on disability often find they are treated unfairly because they do not receive cost of living increases, unlike other types of government benefits. That may change in the near future. One lawmaker—Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut—wants to make benefits fairer for veterans… Read More »

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Need Help With Veterans’ Benefits? There’s An App For That

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Technology is quickly advancing. It’s easier than ever to get the information you seek by searching online. It seems like every product and service has an app or website you can use to get help. Veterans’ benefits are no exception. If you’ve been struggling to get the benefits you need due to retirement or… Read More »

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Are You A Veteran? Don’t Miss Out On Your Healthcare Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Military members put themselves in danger every day. They risk their lives fighting for American freedom. While veterans are supposedly entitled to a wide variety of benefits, many have trouble getting the assistance they need. Others are unaware of their veterans benefits, and as a result, they miss out on the many advantages of… Read More »

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Woman Illegally Collected Veterans’ Benefits For 17 Years

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Most New Yorkers who apply for veterans’ benefits desperately need this money. They may be disabled and unable to work, meaning they have no income. Without some sort of money coming in, the bills can’t be paid, people go without food and they get kicked out of their homes. There are others, however, who… Read More »

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Veterans Asked To Return Benefit Overpayments

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

What can be worse than waiting months to receive veterans’ benefits? Waiting months, receiving a large amount of benefits and then being ordered to return the money. This may seem cruel, but this is what has happened to many veterans. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently ordered thousands of veterans to return… Read More »

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What Veterans Should Know About The “Forever GI” Bill

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

In the past, student veterans had only 15 years to take advantage of their educational benefits through the GI Bill. Thanks to an expanded version of this bill—called the Forever GI Bill—veterans can take as long as they want to complete their educational endeavors. Specifically, the bill—which President Donald Trump signed in early August… Read More »

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Help For Veterans Available Through Aid And Attendance Pension

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Unfortunately, many veterans fail to get the benefits they deserve because they simply don’t know what they are entitled to receive. Their health is at risk because they can’t afford to pay for certain medical bills, only to find out these bills are covered by various VA benefits. One commonly overlooked benefit is the… Read More »

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Marijuana For Veterans and Workers With PTSD

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Currently, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not included as a condition that medical marijuana can heal in the state of New York. This means that veterans, workers, and others who are suffering from PTSD cannot receive a prescription from their medical care provider to use cannabis as treatment. However, this may all change soon,… Read More »

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Veterans Benefits You May Not Know Existed

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Most veterans are aware of the health care benefits they are entitled to receive once they are no longer in active duty. What they might not know is that there are many other benefits and programs available to them. Many veterans struggle with medical and financial difficulties following their return home from war. Some… Read More »

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