4th Feb 2019
On January 29, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided the case of Procopio v. Wilkie. This case involved the claim of Alfred Procopio a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served in waters off …
20th Aug 2015
In 2012 Congress passed a law recognizing that the water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated from August 1, 1953 to December 31, 1987. This law allowed the VA to pay for medical treatment for certain health problems caused by the …
7th Mar 2014
Government contractors, such as KRB and Haliburton, are not automatically immune from lawsuits by service members. This is demonstrated by recent court rulings in cases over injuries suffered as a result of electrocution or exposure to burn pits. The complete …
5th Mar 2014
A study by a Psychiatrist at Duke University School of Medicine theorizes that, even absent obvious symptoms, soldiers in close proximity to explosions may suffer lasting effects. For the full Army Times story click here.
26th Feb 2014
With an eye towards improving security for Veterans’ personal information, the VA is set to replace the ID cards of millions of veterans who receive healthcare from VA facilities. For more information, view the Army Times article here.