faq | David W. Magann


Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Which branches of the military are eligible for disability compensation?
A. Military veterans in the Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard with injuries or disabilities stemming from an in-service event may be eligible for veteran disability compensation.

Q. How do you apply for disability compensation?
A. To apply, one must fill out an application online at the VA’s web site, or go to a nearby VA office or VA medical facility.

Q. Is veterans disability compensation tax-free?
A. That is correct. You do not have to pay taxes.

Q. How much does the compensation pay?
A. It can range from $123 to more $3,100 per month, depending on the type of disability and number of dependents. In some extreme cases, additional funds may even be available.

Q. How long will it take to have a decision on my application?
A. It can vary, though the average time is nearly 200 days.