Latest Agent Orange Stories

2011-07-20 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sooner or later, some senator or congressman was going to target benefits earned by veterans," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).

2011-05-24 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is standing by its call for benefits to be awarded to Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam War who are suffering health problems associated with exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange.

2011-04-11 00:00:39

Attorneys and claimant representatives can help Veterans avoid roadblocks that add to already lengthy delays in the disability claims process, says West Virginia lawyer Jan Dils. Parkersburg, WV (Vocus/PRWEB) April 08, 2011 With growing demand for disability benefits threatening to cause longer delays in the Department of Veterans Affairs’ handling of claims, Veterans need legal assistance more than ever, West Virginia lawyer Jan Dils said today. Dils spoke in reaction to VA Secretary...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

A Veterans’ benefits lawyer can assist with providing the VA with medical evidence and other information needed to process claims for illnesses connected to exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide in Vietnam, says West Virginia Veterans’ disability benefits attorney Jan Dils. Parkersburg, West Virginia (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Vietnam Veterans exposed to Agent Orange during active military service should take advantage of a faster claims process being offered by the U.S.

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Retroactive awards may be payable to thousands of Vietnam veterans or their survivors under a recent VA regulation change, said Josh Stone, head of the Veterans’ Benefits Division of the Palm Beach Gardens law firm of Gordon & Doner. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Vietnam veterans whose healthcare and disability claims for Agent Orange-related illnesses were previously denied, or their survivors, may qualify for retroactive compensation under a recent VA regulation...

2010-12-25 00:01:26

A case before the nation’s highest court involving a mentally ill veteran whose disability kept him from meeting a filing deadline raises questions of substantive due process and essential fairness, says Maine veterans’ disability benefits attorney Francis M.

2010-11-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VetsFirst, a veterans service program of United Spinal Association, is offering a free interactive online veterans help center, Ask VetsFirst, to expedite America's veterans in receiving critical benefits offered by the U.S.

2010-11-08 10:50:00


2010-08-03 14:11:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association/VetsFirst and other veterans organizations scored a victory yesterday for Vietnam veterans suffering from diseases associated with Agent Orange exposure, when the U.S.

2010-07-27 13:56:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion testified to Congress today that while veterans service organizations disseminate information about Gulf War illnesses, VA must improve its outreach efforts to thousands of veterans who suffer from such maladies. Testifying before a House subcommittee, American Legion panelist Ian de Planque said in his written statement that "VA has moved forward to some extent with increased internal education of their medical and...

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