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Getting Started VA Disability Benefits

Rep for Vets > Getting Started VA Disability Benefits

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Not sure where to begin with your VA disability benefits claim?

From applying for an initial VA disability claim to appealing an unfavorable decision, we’ve got you covered!

How to apply for VA disability benefits


The first thing is to file a disability claim. In most cases you can file a disability claim online using VA Form 21-526EZ. Learn more here. A VSO can also assist you at this stage. We can only help you if your claim has been denied or you received an unfavorable decision from the VA.


When to appeal an unfavorable VA decision


If you’ve already filed a claim and disagree with the VA’s decision you have the right to appeal, and we can help. Just fill out our free evaluation form to talk more about your case with one of our VA-accredited claims agents.


When to appeal for an increase to your disability rating


Did you know the average disabled vet is underpaid by over $1,000 every month?If you are already receiving VA disability benefits but your condition has gotten worse, or you feel your rating is too low, a VA-accredited claims agent at the Rep for Vets can also assist you in obtaining the maximum benefits possible.


If your disability prevents you from working…


You may be eligible for TDIU, also known as Individual Unemployability. Any veterans whose disability is rated at 50% or higher and cannot work should be receiving benefits at the 100% rate. Learn more about Individual Unemployability.

Getting Started

We’ve put the following resources together to help you understand the VA disability claims process. Every veteran with health problems should know what benefits they are entitled to, how VA’s disability compensation system works in conjunction with other federal programs, and if your situation warrants help from the experienced claims agents at the Rep for Vets. We fight to secure the benefits you earned and leave nothing on the table.


Calculating Your Disability Benefits

Combining disability ratings and factoring in dependents can get complicated.

The resources below are designed to help veterans understand VA Math, and make sure they’re getting the maximum benefit amount to which they are entitled.


Who Are The Rep for Vets?

We’re a group of VA-certified claims agents, attorneys, and veterans fighting for the people who answered with honor and bravery when our country called. We proudly help veterans and their dependents in all 50 states and U.S. Territories obtain  all the disability benefits available to them. This is what we do, this is all we do, we are The Rep for Vets.

Contact the Rep for Vets

Need assistance with a VA claim or appeal? Give us a call at (888) 573-7838 today or click the button below to fill out a quick online form letting us know how we can help.

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