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Jackson Veterans' Benefits
You served our country and deserve to receive your full benefits in a timely manner. Unfortunately, the Veterans' Benefits Administration (VA) often denies or delays benefits, or forces service members to endure miles of red tape.
Morgan & Morgan has dedicated our office to working for the people. We are honored to serve the brave women and men who served our country. Our Jackson veterans' benefits attorneys guide you through the process of applying for benefits and appealing wrongful VA decisions.
Because our disability attorneys also handle Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), workers’ compensation, and personal injury claims, we are able to fully assess what benefits you may be entitled to. We can thus advise you on your complete legal options for recovery. Contact our Jackson offices today.
Veterans' Disability Compensation
The VA program pays disability benefits to military veterans' who have service-related disabilities. The amount ranges depending upon the severity of the disability, but includes additional payments to veterans' with severe disabilities or loss of limb and to the spouse and children of those veterans'.
Our veterans' disability attorneys pursue the maximum benefits possible for such conditions as:
- Loss of limb
- Hearing impairment
- Service-related illnesses
- Diseases related to toxic exposure
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Shrapnel wounds
- Nerve damage
- Knee and shoulder injuries
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Anxiety and depression
We apply for coverage of the very best medical care for you, including advanced prostheses and rehabilitation to improve the level of your functionality and quality of life.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs as a result of a life-threatening event. The medical condition is characterized by nightmares, insomnia, flashbacks, anxiety and isolation that lasts longer than three months. A news report, sound or situation may trigger the PTSD symptoms and cause you to relive a terrifying event. PTSD can interfere with every aspect of your life, including your family, your employment and common everyday tasks.
The VA provides PTSD support and benefits to help you recover. Our legal team assists you in accessing those benefits to get you the help you need.
Veteran Death Benefits
Our law firm advocates for the family members of veterans'. As the spouse or child of a military service member, you are entitled to certain benefits. If your loved one is killed while serving our country, you also qualify for veterans' death benefits.
These benefits protect your family from financial hardships during the difficult time following your loved one’s death. Our attorneys help you recover funeral and burial assistance, pension and other benefits through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, as well as Social Security benefits.
Mississippi Veterans' Programs
Mississippi offers state-specific veterans' programs that can help you buy a home, find employment and earn a college degree. Our attorneys can advise you about applying for Mississippi benefits, including:
- Mississippi Veterans'' Home Purchase Board low interest mortgages
- State veterans' nursing home located in Jackson
- Financial assistance, including privilege tax and ad valorem tax benefits for disabled vets
- Mississippi State Personnel Board grants and employment preferences for veterans' with disabilities
- State Public Employees Retirement System benefits
- GI Bill educational opportunities
- Educational assistance for children of armed service members
Application Assistance You Can Trust
Our lawyers have helped hundreds of veterans' and their families nationwide. We know how to cut through the bureaucratic process of obtaining vital veterans' benefits in addition to important benefits through other federal and Mississippi programs. Our attorneys regularly appear at administrative hearings at the Jackson Regional Benefits Office and work closely with local experts in Jackson.
Contact Our Mississippi Veterans' Benefits Law Firm Today
Morgan & Morgan is honored to serve our armed services veterans'. We help veterans' recover disability, pensions and other benefits. Our experienced Jackson benefits attorneys are ready to discuss your rights and options. Schedule a free case evaluation today.