When the damage caused by cerebral atrophy becomes so debilitating that a person is unable to work, they may be able to obtain disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Obtaining Social Security disability benefits for cerebral, or brain tissue, atrophy can be difficult. That’s because there is no specific entry for cerebral atrophy in […]
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) VA Claim – Get the Benefits You Deserve
If you suffered a head injury during service, and you have current residuals of TBI, then you may be eligible for veteran’s disability compensation benefits. But don’t let the VA underrate you. Often the VA does not evaluate the long term effects of TBI properly. Should you have questions or need assistance at any stage […]
Cerebral Atrophy Disability Claims Lawyer
If you or a loved one have been denied LTD insurance benefits in a cerebral atrophy disability claim, you need the help of an experienced and resourceful legal team.
Cerebral (brain) atrophy disability claims are routinely denied or limited by insurance companies who argue that your condition is not disabling, or it is a mental illness, or various other denial tactics.
The disability lawyers of Marc Whitehead & Associates represent claimants who can no longer work due to severe afflictions caused by brain tissue atrophy. If you are struggling with short or long term disability insurance claim denial, do not hesitate to call us.
Have Benefits for Dementia Disability Been Denied?
People suffering from dementia have deeply impaired intellectual functioning that disrupts normal activities and relationships. The effects of dementia are ruinous to a person’s ability to earn a living; therefore, dementia is recognized as a disabling condition by Social Security and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and many long-term disability insurance policies.
You may be searching for help for a loved one who suffers from this disabling condition, but efforts for claiming disability benefits have failed. We can help.
Please call our attorneys toll free at 800-562-9830 or ask a lawyer a question about your dementia disability claim now.
VA Disability: 8 Categories of Compensable Mental Disorders
What Are the 8 Categories of Mental Disorders Eligible for VA Compensation Claims?
Whether the inflicted party is eligible for VA compensation claims or not, mental disorders are a truly awful thing for anyone to have to live with. But establishing a mental disorder as service-connected can certainly make things somewhat easier by giving the veteran access to care. However, in order to qualify for these veterans benefits, the mental disorder in question must first fall into certain specific categories.
Definition of Important Terms in Mental Disorder VA Claims
Definition of Important Terms Used in Mental Disorder VA Claims
When dealing with VA claims regarding mental disorders, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs uses a certain specialized language. In order to more effectively argue mental disorder claims, a veteran and the VA disability attorney who represents them should make themselves familiar with some of these special terms.
Here are some common terms that anyone involved with VA claims should learn: