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Category Archives: Veterans Services

CERTIORARI GRANTED: FINKELSTEIN & PARTNERS TO WRITE AMICUS BRIEF TO U.S. SUPREME COURT IN HENDERSON CASE

The Supreme Court will hear the Henderson Case. Finkelstein & Partners will author an amicus brief to the Supreme Court on the issue of equitable tolling and the Veteran’s Claim. As previously reported, many Veterans, due to the disabilities from which they suffer, are unable to understand and/or appreciate an appellate deadline. Mr. Henderson is -->

CERTIORARI GRANTED: FINKELSTEIN & PARTNERS TO WRITE AMICUS BRIEF TO U.S. SUPREME COURT IN HENDERSON CASE

The Supreme Court will hear the Henderson Case. Finkelstein & Partners will author an amicus brief to the Supreme Court on the issue of equitable tolling and the Veteran’s Claim. As previously reported, many Veterans, due to the disabilities from which they suffer, are unable to understand and/or appreciate an appellate deadline. Mr. Henderson is -->

S. 3192, the Fair Access to Veterans Benefits Act of 2010 has been proposed

Previously on this blog, I reported on my firm’s involvement in preparing and submitting an Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Henderson case.  Veterans are afforded 120 days in which to file an appeal with the CAVC (Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims) after they are issued a denial of benefits from -->

President Obama Signs Historic Legislation providing Comprehensive support to caregivers of severely disabled veterans

On May 5, 2010, President Obama signed historic legislation, referred to as S. 1963, The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act.  This legislation is expected to make a profound difference to the well-being, rehabilitation and recovery of veterans across this country, including combat veterans wounded and disabled in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Personal caregivers and -->

NY Times prints article entitled “Deadlines, Dismissals & Disabled Veterans”

The NY Times has printed an article concerning deadlines that our nation’s veterans are met with when seeking service connected disability benefits.  The article comes on the heels of Finkelstein & Partners’ submission of an amicus brief to the U. S. Supreme Court on the issue of equitable tolling and the unfairness that stringent filing deadlines impose -->

NY Times prints article entitled “Deadlines, Dismissals & Disabled Veterans”

The NY Times has printed an article concerning deadlines that our nation’s veterans are met with when seeking service connected disability benefits.  The article comes on the heels of Finkelstein & Partners’ submission of an amicus brief to the U. S. Supreme Court on the issue of equitable tolling and the unfairness that stringent filing deadlines impose -->

Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, prepares Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court, on issue of Equitable Tolling and the Veteran’s Claim

Finkelstein & Partners, L.L.P.,  was asked to prepare an Amicus Brief for the U.S. Supreme Court by N.O.V.A. www.vetadvocates.com,  Veterans for Common Sense, www.veteransforcommonsense.com  and by the Federal Bar Association, Veterans Law Section, www.fedbar.org.   Finkelstein & Partners attorneys, Andrew G. Finkelstein, George A. Kohl, 2nd, Nancy Y. Morgan & Duncan W. Clark prepared the first -->

Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, prepares Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court, on issue of Equitable Tolling and the Veteran’s Claim

Finkelstein & Partners, L.L.P.,  was asked to prepare an Amicus Brief for the U.S. Supreme Court by N.O.V.A. www.vetadvocates.com,  Veterans for Common Sense, www.veteransforcommonsense.com  and by the Federal Bar Association, Veterans Law Section, www.fedbar.org.   Finkelstein & Partners attorneys, Andrew G. Finkelstein, George A. Kohl, 2nd, Nancy Y. Morgan & Duncan W. Clark prepared the first -->

C.A.V.C. Holds its 11th Judicial Conference

The CAVC (Court of Appeals for Veteran’s Claims), the first Court of Law that a Veteran enters when involved in the claims process, held it’s 11th Judicial Conference on March 4-5, 2010, in Washington D.C.  The CAVC was established by Congress in 1988 and provides an avenue of appeal for Veterans whose claims are denied -->