Types of Disabling Injuries
Atlanta Veteran's Disability Attorney
As veterans disability is paid according to the percentage of disability, ranging from 0% to 100%, the types of injuries that can be a part of a claim are many. Different types of injuries cause different amounts or degrees of disability. A knee injury will not be as devastating as a loss of limb, but it will nevertheless impact a veteran's mobility and this can, in turn, affect many other aspects of life.
A back injury can cause persistent pain that can make it difficult to work. A serious spinal cord injury can result in partial or full paralysis of limbs or organs. Eye injuries can result in partial or complete blindness.
An Atlanta veterans disability attorney from our office is experienced in successfully obtaining disability benefits for veterans. In addition to injuries, there are other events that can cause disabilities.
Veteran's Injury Lawyer in Atlanta
Our military personnel experience dangerous and hazardous conditions routinely. In addition to injuries that can be sustained, there are other harmful effects that can occur during their service to our country. Numerous well-known examples of this occurred during and following the Vietnam war from the illnesses caused by Agent Orange.
This hazardous chemical also resulted in many deaths and has been found to be a cause for birth defects in the children of veterans who were exposed to it. Soft-tissue sarcomas and radiation poisoning have been found in many veterans who have been exposed to radiation. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can be a consequence of certain diseases that may have been contracted during active duty. Autoimmune diseases are one of several possible effects from vaccines given to military personnel.