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When Can I Appeal a VA Decision?

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When Can I Appeal a VA Decision?

Veterans helping veterans get the benefits they deserve

Was your veterans disability compensation award simply too small?

Were you denied benefits that you deserve?

If you are thinking of filing an appeal, talk to one of our VA-accredited claims agents. At The Rep For Vets, a VA-accredited claims agent can guide you through the appeals process to help you get the successful results you deserve.

If you have received too few benefits or if your benefits have been denied, you have options through the appeals process. Veterans have the right to appeal decisions made by the VA. In fact, appealing VA decisions is often just part of the process.

Examples of Appeals After Being Denied VA Disability Benefits

Appeals can help you change several different kinds of unsatisfactory results:

  • Appeal denials for service connection
  • Appeal for higher ratings
  • Appeal for an earlier effective date
  • Claims for clear and unmistakable error
  • Claims for individual unemployability
  • Section 1151 claims for vets who have suffered additional disability because of VA hospital error

Many veterans do not realize that they can appeal decisions for higher ratings. When they are awarded low service-connected rating percentages, they just accept them. But you don’t have to. If your rating is too low and the compensation you are receiving is not enough, take action. Talk to our VA-accredited claims agents about an appeal.

Help is Available

Everyone’s situation is different. Many who appeal obtain representation from well-qualified help like lawyers or like the claims agents at The Rep For Vets®. Our claims agents appeal decisions to the VA regional offices and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. Whatever your situation, our claims agents use in-depth knowledge and experience to protect your interests and seek the benefits to which you are entitled.

Because our VA-accredited claims agents care so much about veterans, they fight hard to help them achieve the best possible results in the VA appeals process. Let them get the best possible results for you.

Thinking About an Appeal? Act Quickly.

If you are thinking about an appeal, act quickly. There are deadlines for an appeal you should not miss.

Call our offices at (888) 573-7838 for a free initial consultation, or simply complete the online contact form. Our VA-accredited claims agents serve veterans nationwide. From New York to Florida to Alaska — no matter where you live — you can get help with your veterans disability claim.

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