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Tag Archives: Veterans Services Group

Benefits That All Veterans Should Know About

Approximately 4.55 million Veterans receive disability benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More than 9 million receive health care benefits, and more than 6 million receive life insurance benefits. Just under 3 million have received home loans through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, close to 1 million have received education benefits, and -->

ANOTHER VSG WIN! VETERAN AWARDED $140K IN RETRO BENEFITS

Our Veterans’ Services Group (VSG) has done it again!  The Korean era Veteran came to us with a 0 percent rating for Interstitial Lung Disease. As this condition was caused in service, we fought for him.  He was just awarded a 100 percent rating for Interstitial Lung Disease as well as the aggravation of his -->

Firm Employees Gather to Cheer on Army Black Knight’s at West Point

On Saturday, November 14th Finkelstein & Partners employees joined thousands of WestPoint fans as the Black Knights took on Tulane. Cheering on the West Point team was certainly a fun way to show support but as many veterans and their families know being enlisted sometimes comes with challenges. In recognizing this Finkelstein & Partners strives -->

VSG Wishes to Express its Sincere Thanks to All of Our Veterans

This Veterans’ Day we celebrate the men and women who have served in the armed forces.  We honor you and thank you for your sacrifice and courage.  Your selflessness and dedication is appreciated. People all over the country will gather to remember and to show gratitude to those who have served and to remember those -->

Veteran’s Services Group in the News

Finkelstein & Partners attorneys Nancy Morgan and Christine Clemmens made news this month after being invited to present at the 2015 Military Law Symposium hosted by the New Jersey State Bar Association. The purpose of the symposium was to assist other attorneys in their comprehension of VA laws and disability benefits. Learn more about Finkelstein -->

A Memorable 9-11 Tribute in Newburgh

In 2008 Nancy Morgan founded Finkelstein & Partner’s Veterans Services Group after witnessing first hand how difficult obtaining Veterans disability benefits can be. Since its start the group has grown into a network of attorneys who have helped countless veterans obtain their hard earned benefits. So, when Nancy was notified that Lt. Col. Robert Darling -->

Another GREAT VSG WIN! Veteran awarded $75,000 in Retroactive Benefits!

VSG (F&P Veterans’ Services Group) successfully represented a Veteran in the appeal of a rating decision and he will now receive 75,000 in retroactive benefits!  The Veteran served honorably in the U.S. Air Force from March of 1967 to September of 1970.  He developed Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma as a result of the carcinogens he was exposed to while -->

Important Legislation Regarding Concurrent Receipt

Posted by Disabled American Veterans, 1/24/13: Please Contact Your Representative Today Take Action! On January 15, 2013, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL) introduced H.R. 303, the Retired Pay Restoration Act. This bill would end the unfair policy of forcing many military longevity retirees to forfeit some of their retired pay in order to receive equal amounts -->

Finkelstein & Partners Offers Veterans Legal Options

Finkelstein & Partners is proud of its commitment to aiding Veterans in pursuit of their well-deserved benefits. An article, recently published in the Times Herald Record, discusses this: The Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to serve veterans, but when it comes to the disability process, the bureaucracy is notoriously ponderous. Until June 2007, veterans -->

PTSD Hurdle Harder For Women

Women returning from service in Afghanistan and Iraq have been faced with difficulty in obtaining support for PTSD from the VA. Because women technically serve in combat support roles, its harder for them to substantiate claims of PTSD. When claiming PTSD, veterans must point to a trigger or series of triggers. Although men and women -->