Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do if my VA claim is denied?


If you have been denied benefits you can always file an appeal. Let our experience help you get started today!




Does it cost anything to find out if I have a case?


No. Every claim evaluation at JVDS is absolutely free. We can discuss your VA claim and answer all of your questions at no cost. For a more indepth consultation or a DIY claim contact us for pre-filing consulting options.




What if my current VA rating seems low?


If you suspect your current VA rating is low, you might be right. Reach out to us for a conversation. We can talk about your current rating and your disabilities. After a short phone call, our staff will be able to give you an opinion of your claim’s strength.




What type of claims do you specialize in?


Individual Unemployability Claims Remands Higher Level Reviews Appeals and Overturning Denials Rating Increases Agent Orange Sleep Apnea Earlier Effective Date PTSD DIC/Widow Heart Disease Reopening Closed Claims Mental Condition Claims Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia Military Sexual Trauma Back, Neck, Feet and Spine Problems Secondary Claims Supplemental Claims Board of Veterans Appeals Cases Medical Nexus Letters CAVC Refferals Hypertension Joint Pain(Feet, Hips, Ankles, Back, Knees, Shoulders, Elbows, Hands, Toes & Neck) Clear and Unmistakeable Errors Headaches and TBI Gulf War Syndrome Presumptive Claims Initial Claims Reevaluations Reductions Irritable Bowel Syndrome GERD Digestive Issues Sleep Disturbances Sinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis Ear conditions, Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Hearings




What is Jacksonville Veterans Disability Services?


We are a national disability advocacy firm. We represent veterans nationwide in their claims for VA benefits.




What states do you represent veterans in?


Jacksonville Veterans Disability Services is headquartered in Jacksonville,NC and serves Veterans with disabilities nationwide and worldwide, including clients near all VA regional offices and their areas of jurisdiction: places such as Montgomery, Alabama; Anchorage, Alaska; Phoenix, Arizona; Little Rock, Arkansas; Los Angeles, Oakland and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Hartford, Connecticut; Wilmington, Delaware, Washington, D.C.; St. Petersburg, Florida; Honolulu, Hawaii; Boise, Idaho; Indianapolis, Indiana; Des Moines, Iowa; Wichita, Kansas; Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; Togus, Maine; Boston, Massachusetts; Detroit, Michigan; St. Paul, Minnesota; Jackson, Mississippi; Ft. Harrison, Montana; Lincoln, Nebraska; Reno, Nevada; Manchester, New Hampshire; Newark, New Jersey; Albuquerque, New Mexico; New York City; Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; Fargo, North Dakota; Cleveland, Ohio; Muskogee, Oklahoma; Portland, Oregon; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Providence, Rhode Island; Columbia, South Carolina; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Nashville, Tennessee; Houston and Waco, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; White River Junction, Vermont; Roanoke, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; Huntington, West Virginia; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Germany; Japan; Afghanistan; Iraq; France; Turkey; China; Mexico and Canada.