The military court system uses a different process for rewarding disability benefits. This process is unlike what you would encounter if you were to apply for and pursue civilian benefits. The legal requirements are markedly unique to the military courts and what is expected from plaintiffs.
To get through the process as quickly and successfully as possible, you need to retain one of the experienced veterans’ benefits lawyers in Louisiana to represent you. Your lawyer can be instrumental in a number of ways to winning your case.
Military benefits are reserved strictly for members of any of the five branches of service, their spouses and immediate dependents. They cannot be given to people like aunts, uncles, cousins and even siblings of military members.
To begin the application process, you must prove that you are eligible for the benefits. If you are a member of the military, you need to provide a record of your current service or discharge through a DD-214 form. If you are a spouse or dependent, you need to show records like a marriage or birth certificate.
After you prove your eligibility, you then must prove that you are disabled and cannot go back to service or working in a meaningful way. Your lawyer can provide proof of your injury or illness with medical records.
You can find out more about hiring one of the veterans’ benefits lawyers in Louisiana online. Contact Jackson & MacNichol to know more information.