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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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New York Doctors Not Ready To Treat Veterans

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Veterans’ benefits allow veterans to receive free medical care from Veterans’ Administration (VA) facilities. Many veterans, not happy with the level of care they receive from the VA, are looking for alternatives. The government in New York is considering sending these veterans to health care providers in their communities. However, most doctors in the… Read More »

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Veterans’ Benefits Made Available For Those Discharged Based On Sexual Preference

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Nowadays, many people do not judge themselves by the gender they were assigned at birth. Those who are born female can become a male through transition surgery, and vice versa. In addition, some people are attracted to the same sex or both sexes, so we no longer live in a society where women marry… Read More »

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Veterans: Be Aware Of Financial Scams

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Getting veterans’ benefits is so difficult that some veterans will do what it takes to make sure they get them—even if it means falling for scams. Unfortunately, many people think they can take advantage of senior citizens. These investment professionals pose as veterans advocates and visit nursing homes and community centers throughout the nation… 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 Affairs Medical Malpractice

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Unfortunately, even the finest Veterans Affairs physicians, surgeons, nurses, medical technicians, and hospital staff make mistakes. Whether those mistakes were caused by carelessness, recklessness, or a simple slip of the fingers or computer error, the victims of medical malpractice are forced to live with the results. The financial damages caused by such an error… Read More »

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VA Benefits for Rape Victims

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

While many people and the media portray the horrors of battle as the most traumatic and psychologically scarring aspect of military service, for many it is not. Tens of thousands of women and men leave the service having been sexually traumatized. In fact, over 20,000 service members were sexually assaulted in 2014 alone. And,… Read More »

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VA Disability Overpayments Cause Havoc for Veteran Families

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Disability compensation is administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and is a tax-free benefit, according to the New York State Division of Veteran’s Affairs. This benefit is earned by veterans who have become disabled due to military service-caused physical or mental injury, or have become sick during their active service. Additionally,… Read More »

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