If you are a veteran whose disability or illness was caused or made worse by your service, you are oftentimes entitled to receive compensation from the Veterans’ Association. In order to receive benefits, you need to file a disability claim. But if you’re overwhelmed by the idea — or aren’t even sure if you qualify for compensation — read this list of frequently asked questions:
- What is disability compensation?
It’s a tax-free, monthly benefit given to veterans who are at least 10% disabled as a result of an injury or illness that was sustained or made worse while on active duty or in training (either active or inactive). Since 28% of disabled vet