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Legal Assistance for VA Benefit Claims

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers former members of the United States military a number of benefits. Some of these benefits include healthcare services, physical rehabilitation, psychological counseling, vocational training, and employment services.

Other accessible programs include home loans, discounted insurance coverage, and educational funding through the GI Bill. Many of these benefits are also available to a veteran’s spouse, dependents, or survivors as well.

About VA Disability

After military service, many veterans — especially those who saw combat — suffer from deteriorated physical or mental health. The VA makes financial compensation available to veterans who have suffered a disability linked to their military service. The VA will pay monthly compensation to those veterans who are considered at least 10% disabled as the result of their military service.

Veterans with serious disabilities who cannot return to the workforce may access services designed to improve their ability to live as independently as possible. A veteran who is at least 65 years of age — or one who is on a limited income and permanently, totally disabled — may also qualify for a monthly pension.

Denied VA disability benefits? Put experience on your side. Let Carter Mario Law Firm protect your rights. Call our experienced VA disability attorneys in Connecticut at (203) 876-2711 today. The Carter Mario Law Firm team offers decades of combined legal experience.

Veterans Benefit FAQ

How Can I Apply for VA Benefits?

To file for VA Disability Benefits, you can apply:

  • Online: You can file for benefits online through the Veterans On-Line Application (VONAPP).
  • By Mail: You can submit VA Form 21-526 by mail or bring it to your local VA Regional Office.
  • By Phone: You can call the VA at 800-827-1000 and request an application form by mail.

What Information Will I Need to Apply?

When applying for VA Disability Benefits, the VA requires you document several pieces of information in your application. These include dependency records, discharge and separation papers, employment history, and any medical evidence supporting your disability claim.

How Can I Receive Veterans Benefits?

The VA adheres to a strict set of guidelines when determining if you or your family members are eligible for benefits.

You may qualify for benefits if you are a:

  • Veteran: As a veteran, you may be eligible for compensation, pension, or other benefits if you have a service-related disability — provided you were discharged from military service under any conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Veteran Dependent: A veteran’s spouse, a former spouse who has not remarried, a veteran’s children, and even a veteran’s parents may be eligible to receive certain veterans benefits under certain conditions.
  • Veteran Survivor: The surviving spouse, child, or parent of a deceased veteran may qualify for benefits. These include burial benefits, pensions, gratuity payments, and dependency or indemnity compensation.

Should I File an Appeal of My Claim?

While an applicant can file an appeal for any reason, most appeal a decision because they were either denied benefits for a disability they believe occurred during service or their disability is more severe than rated by the VA.

Trust Our Experience

When you or someone you love has been injured, you need experience on your side. Let Carter Mario Law Firm protect your rights — just contact us today! The Carter Mario Law Firm team offers decades of combined legal experience. We provide 24/7 access and our exclusive Zero Fee Warranty. With Carter Mario Law Firm, you don’t owe any attorneys’ fees unless we recover on your behalf. It’s that simple.

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Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
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Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.


Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.


Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.


Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.


Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.


Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

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    A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

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    Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

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    Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

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    We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

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    Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

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    Client Testimonials

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