VA Disability Attorneys
As a disabled veteran, attorney Thaddaeus Cox understands your situation and will work tirelessly for the benefits you deserve. As a VA disability lawyer, attorney Cox has seen firsthand how challenging it can be for veterans to recover benefits. He is passionate about helping current and former servicemembers navigate the legal system and seek the maximum benefits available.
If you are filing for VA disability benefits, or if your application or appeal has been denied, contact attorney Cox for a free consultation. He will review the facts of your case, answer your questions, and help you create a strategic plan of action. Attorney Cox focuses his legal services solely on VA disability, so you can rest assured he has the experience and knowledge to provide effective counsel.
For a free consultation, call us today at 866-349-2912. We won’t charge any fees unless your claim is successful.
About VA Disability Attorney Cox
Attorney Cox enlisted in the Army as an Airborne Infantryman in February 2004 and climbed the ranks from Private to Staff Sergeant until his separation from service in February 2012. Upon completion of his Initial Entry Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division. While a member of “One Panther” he completed the Combat Lifesaver Course and became certified as an Emergency Medical Technician from Fayetteville Community College. In September 2004, while performing the role of Division Ready Force (DRF)-1, his regiment was deployed to Afghanistan to provide reinforcement for the country’s first ever democratic national elections. He also earned the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge. While assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, his duty positions included Rifleman, Radio Telephone Operator, and Team Leader.
Following his service with the 82d Airborne Division, attorney Cox was assigned to the 6th Ranger Training Battalion’s Headquarters Company as support personnel. His duties included assisting Ranger Instructors provide Ranger Students with realistic training as Opposing Force (OPFOR) during simulated combat training, and as the Headquarters Company Training Room Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO). While assigned to the 6th Ranger Training Battalion, he won the Battalion NCO of the Quarter Competition, competed in the Brigade NCO of the Quarter Competition, and conducted airborne operations with the Ecuadorian and German Armies. He also completed the Warrior Leader Course at Fort Benning, Georgia’s School of Infantry.
In 2008, attorney Cox was selected to serve as an Army Recruiter and was assigned to the Daytona Beach Recruiting Station. His ability to inspire others to serve resulted in achieving the Army Recruiting Command’s highest award, the Glen E. Morrell Award for Recruiting Excellence. During that time, he completed the Advanced Leader Course at Fort Benning, Georgia’s School of Infantry. His awards and decorations include the Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, U.S. Army Parachutist Badge, Ecuadorian Army Parachutist Badge, German Army Parachutist Badge, Gold Recruiter Badge with three Sapphires, Expert Marksman Badge, National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Army Achievement Medal (Second Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (Second Award), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Second Award), and Army Commendation Medal. Overall, he conducted 20 airborne operations utilizing five different types of aircraft. He also completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northwestern State University taking online classes while serving on active duty. Following his separation from service in 2012, he attended Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law and graduated in 2015. He is admitted to practice law in Florida.
Do I Qualify for VA Disability Benefits?
Just because your claim was denied does not mean you don’t qualify for benefits. There are all sorts of reasons why a VA disability claim might be denied, or why a veteran might not receive the full benefits to which they are entitled.
Before pursuing a VA disability claim, it is important to verify that you are in fact entitled to benefits. Here are some of the criteria that must be met in order to qualify:
You Are a Veteran
Our law firm can help you determine if you meet the VA’s specific definition of “veteran” for the purposes of collecting disability benefits. We will have to review your discharge type and period of service. You will have to meet a minimum service period requirement, but the specific requirement will depend on when you served. As long as you were not Dishonorably Discharged, it is likely that your discharge type will not prevent you from collecting benefits.
You Have a Disability
The VA also has specific criteria that your injury or medical condition must meet in order to be considered a disability. Our VA attorneys can review your medical records and speak with your treating physicians to determine if you quality.
The Disability Is Related to Your Military Service
Are you able to connect your disability to your military service? This can be one of the most challenging aspects of collecting disability benefits. With an in-depth knowledge of VA disability procedures, our attorneys know the kinds of evidence needed to connect a medical condition to a veteran’s military service.
Speak with a Veterans Disability Attorney
If you’d like to speak with a VA disability attorney in a free consultation, call our office at 866-349-2912. We are passionate about helping our veterans collect the disability benefits they deserve, and we will not charge any fees unless you recover compensation.
VA Disability Infographic
Our VA Disability Infographic provides useful details about the disability claims process in an easy-to-digest graphical representation. Click here to view it: https://dwpersonalinjurylaw.com/va-disability-help-infographic/