We’re proud to announce the release of VA Disability Claim: A Practical, Step-By-Step Field Manual for Active-Duty Servicemembers and Veterans on How to Prepare, File, Maintain, Win and Appeal a Service-Connected VA Disability Claim Without Going Insane by first-time author Jon Macintosh. The paperback is available on Amazon.com, and the ebook will soon be available from this website and also from VADisabilityClaimBook.com.
VA Disability Claim is the first and only comprehensive book that details the necessary steps to prepare, file, maintain, and win a VA disability claim or appeal. It is geared toward both simple and complex cases, especially PTSD and military sexual trauma.
The book contains prominently numbered steps, much like the Betty Crocker method of cake baking, to prepare and file a claim, and also detailed information about the entire appeals process. There are also many helpful suggestions about how to navigate the VA system and avoid its pitfalls.
The References chapter contains 100 helpful books, reports, manuals, articles and blogs, plus useful contacts to aid servicemembers and veterans in their own research.
The companion website, VADisabilityClaimBook.com, also lists all these resources in digital format for easy retrieval and use. [Note: the site is currently under construction.]
Before VA Disability Claim, there were only two others that dealt directly with how to file a VA disability claim, both by John D. Roche: Claim Denied! and The Veteran’s Survival Guide: How to File and Collect on VA Claims, Second Edition.
Sadly, Mr. Roche’s information is now at least eight years old and will never be updated, due to his death in 2012.
VA Disability Claim is a superior asset in assisting active-duty personnel and veterans in preparing and filing disability benefits and appeals, and should be studied carefully and used wisely.