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Mesothelioma Veterans – VA Claims & Benefits‎ – You Don’t Have To Sue

If you are a veteran diagnosed with asbestos lung cancer or any type of mesothelioma from active service in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard you may qualify for benefits.

Qualifying for VA medical benefits can be confusing and complicated. We know that people with asbestos disease need prompt treatment and cannot afford delays or denial of coverage. We can help clients fill out the forms to expedite the process and avoid or surmount any bureaucratic red tape. Our goal is to get your loved one qualified for Veteran’s compensation benefits as quickly as possible.

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Qualifying For VA Disability Benefits

In general, three elements are necessary to prove a case:

  1. A current medical or psychological condition (asbestos cancer or asbestosis)
  2. An event or condition that occurred during military service (service aboard a Navy vessel or at a naval base or shipyard or other military base)
  3. A causal connection between the current condition and the event or condition during military service (exposure to asbestos)
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Our legal team works with mesothelioma victims and their family members to research and detail military duty stations and known exposures to asbestos-containing materials. We are very familiar with the Veterans Administration (VA) claims process and documentation required to support these claims.

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Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., has represented over 1,000 clients and their families suffering from mesothelioma or other asbestos related diseases and filed nearly 18,000 claims on behalf of those clients, resulting in over $2.5 billion in total settlements. Call our law offices today, toll-free at 1-888-537-2120 or fill out the form below and find out if you qualify in minutes!

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Veterans Mesothelioma Benefits

Mesothelioma Veterans – VA Claims & Benefits‎ – You Don’t Have To Sue

If you are a veteran diagnosed with asbestos lung cancer or any type of mesothelioma from active service in Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard you may qualify for benefits.

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Qualifying For VA Disability Benefits

In general, three elements are necessary to prove a case:

  1. A current medical or psychological condition (asbestos cancer or asbestosis)
  2. An event or condition that occurred during military service (service aboard a Navy vessel or at a naval base or shipyard or other military base)
  3. A causal connection between the current condition and the event or condition during military service (exposure to asbestos)
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Get Your Answers with One Click!

Our legal team works with mesothelioma victims and their family members to research and detail military duty stations and known exposures to asbestos-containing materials. We are very familiar with the Veterans Administration (VA) claims process and documentation required to support these claims.

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Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., has represented over 1,000 clients and their families suffering from mesothelioma or other asbestos related diseases and filed nearly 18,000 claims on behalf of those clients, resulting in over $2.5 billion in total settlements. Call our law offices today, toll-free: 888-537-2120 or fill out the form and find out if you qualify in minutes!

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Steps In Processing A Claim

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Step 1: You File Your Claim

The disability claim process begins when you file a claim. If you have never filed a VA disability claim, you will need to complete and submit a VA Form 21-526 (Veteran’s Application for Compensation or Pension). Download this form using the link above or at the VA website.
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Step 2: The VA Obtains Evidence

(this step takes 1-4 months)
Based on the disability claim you submit, the VA begins compiling evidence to support your claim. Thus, any evidence that you are able to secure beforehand and submit with your claim will expedite this step.

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Step 3: You Are Examined at a VA Hospital

(this step takes 1-3 months)
The VA will often request exams while waiting for other evidence to arrive.

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Step 4: Complete Record is Rated

(this step takes 2-3 months)
As evidence is received, the VA places the records in your claims folder. When the VA has all the necessary evidence, your claim is ready to be rated.

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Step 5: A Decision is Made

(this step takes 1-3 weeks)
After the rating is completed, you will be notified promptly of the decision. The VA will provide you with the reasons for all decisions to grant or deny benefits. If you do not agree with the VA’s decision, you have the right to appeal.

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What Causes Delays?

The time it takes to process a claim. The VA needs to get the information needed to make a decision; this includes medical records, verification of honorable discharges, copies of certificates, etc. Claims with records from several sources take longer to get than others.

National Personnel Records Center

If you are not happy with the result of your claim, please contact our office to hear about your appeal options.

The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), located in St. Louis, Missouri, is the main center for a military person’s records. Depending on the branch and years of service, the VA will make a request for records to the NPRC. On July 12, 1973, a disastrous fire at the NPRC (MPR) destroyed approximately 16-18 million Official Military Personnel Files. This fire affected a large number of Army and Air Force records. For more details or for help in determining if your records were among those lost, please contact our office.

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Why Choose Gori Julian?

  • Results: $2.5 billion in recovered verdicts and settlements for our clients. Our team fights hard for clients, working to get the compensation and the settlement they deserve
  • Experience: We’ve been helping asbestos victims get mesothelioma compensation since 1993. We have over 100 years of combined legal experience.
  • Team Approach: We are more than just experienced attorneys: our team is also made up of highly trained paralegals and professionals specially trained to deal with the demands of these complex cases.
  • Faster Trial Dates: We work quickly to recover funds and secure the earliest possible trial dates on our client’s behalf.

Our Main Focus is Mesothelioma

Our primary focus is asbestos exposure claims and mesothelioma lawsuits, diligently working to secure trial dates for our clients in a timely and efficient manner. We understand the aggressive nature of this disease and the struggles families often have in obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Helping our clients take care of a loved one during this difficult time by providing the best legal team possible, is what makes Gori Julian the preeminent leader in the field.

Are You Eligible for Mesothelioma Financial Compensation?

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with any type of mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer, please call our law offices directly at 1-888-537-2120 or contact us online. An experienced attorney will be available to discuss your potential lawsuit, answer your questions and address any other concerns you may have.

Are You Eligible for Mesothelioma Financial Compensation?

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with any type of mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer, please call our law offices directly at 1-888-537-2120 or contact us online. An experienced attorney will be available to discuss your potential lawsuit, answer your questions and address any other concerns you may have.