Lansing Veterans Disability Attorneys

Benefits for Michigan Veterans

Few firms have the dedication and skills necessary to handle claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs. Disability Attorneys of Michigan is a firm with a strong reputation for providing excellent service.

Our Lansing Attorneys are dedicated to representing Veterans in their fight for the federal disability benefits they so rightfully deserve. Whether you have been denied disability, or you believe you deserve a higher rating, Disability Attorneys of Michigan can handle your appeal at any stage of the process.

With Attorneys accredited to handle cases before the Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of Veterans’ Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, you can trust that you will get the highest level of representation possible.

We fight for disabled veterans who had the courage to fight for us!

  • Agent Orange
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder “PTSD”
  • Traumatic Brain Injury “TBI”
  • Disability Compensation for Service Connection
  • Non Service Connected Pension Benefits
  • Secondary Service Connected Claims
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Individual Unemployability and more!

When disabled veterans should appeal

  • There are several different time limits to filing an appeal with an adverse decision from VA.
  • If you received a Rating Decision from the Department of Veterans Affairs…
  • You have the option to file a Notice of Disagreement to appeal this decision. A Notice of Disagreement must be filed within 1 year from the date of the mailing of the VA notice to the claimant of the adverse Rating Decision.
  • If you received a Statement of the Case
  • You can file a VA Form 9, Appeal to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The VA Form 9 must be filed with the VA Regional Office within 60 days of receipt of the Statement of the Case, or within the remainder of the one-year period from the date of mailing of the Rating Decision by the VA Regional Office, whichever period ends later.
  • If you received a denial from the Board of Veterans’ Appeals

If you disagree with the final decision from the Board of Veterans’ Appeals and want to appeal, you must file a Notice of Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims within 120 days after the date the Board of Veterans’ Appeals mailed a copy of its final decision. That date which is stamped on the front of the decision.

Read Our Client Testimonials:

“My attorney Adam Banton and his assistants made sure everything needed before my hearing was on point. I was extremely pleased with the amount of concern and care recieved as their client. From corresponding over the phone to the initial meeting the day of my hearing, Mr. Banton and his team of experts were very professional and genuinely compassionate towards the preparation and needs for my case. Awesome law firm here. I highly recommend and that them from my heart.” -Andrea D., Lansing MI

“I was impressed at how prepared my attorney Erika Riggs was for my hearing! Also, so happy that she took my case on, after I was dropped from an out-of-state company! My attorney was so very nice and informative about the whole process that I felt pretty relaxed talking to the judge! But the best thing about working with Disability Attorneys of Michigan was the fact that I won! Thanks again to all who worked so hard for me I appreciate your service so much! And thanks to the best attorney around! I highly recommend this company!” – Tammy P., Lansing MI

 

Lansing is the capital of Michigan, United States, located mostly in Ingham County, but with portions of the city extending west into Eaton County and north into Clinton County. It was named the new state capital of Michigan in 1847, ten years after Michigan became a state. The Lansing Metropolitan Area, colloquially referred to as “Mid-Michigan”, is an important center for educational, cultural, governmental, commercial, and industrial functions. The area is home to two law schools – Michigan State University College of Law and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. It is the site of the Michigan State Capitol, the state Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, a federal court, the Library of Michigan and Historical Center, and headquarters of four national insurance companies.

Lansing Legal Resources:

Michigan State University College of Law – Michigan State University College of Law attracts a talented group of students from all over the country (and the world), and positions them for success through our dynamic programming and supportive faculty. Spartan lawyers graduate with a powerful set of legal skills and a genuine willingness to work together. You’ll find MSU Law grads serving their clients in every type of legal practice, from private firms to Fortune 100 companies to global nonprofits to government agencies. MSU Law alumni practice law in all 50 states, and all over the world.

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School – Western Michigan University Cooley Law School is a national leader in practice preparation with a focus on professionalism, ethics, and a deep commitment to inclusion and diversity. The diversity of its student body creates a dynamic learning environment that enriches the educational experience and promotes careers of graduates.

Michigan Supreme Court – The courts of Michigan comprise one of the three great constitutional institutions of the state, the judicial branch. These courts—district, probate, circuit and appellate—are each responsible for maintaining and preserving the responsible and equal rule of law in Michigan while ensuring that the system of justice is made readily and fairly available to all of the people of the state.

Michigan Court of Appeals – The Michigan Court of Appeals is one of the highest volume intermediate appellate courts in the country. It was created by the 1963 Michigan Constitution and heard its first cases in January 1965.  Generally, decisions from final orders of a circuit court or probate court, as well as some agency orders, may be appealed to the court as a matter of right. Other lower court or tribunal decisions may be appealed only by application for leave to appeal, i.e., with permission of the court.

Library of Michigan – The Michigan Legislature created The Library of Michigan to guarantee the people of the State and their government one perpetual institution to collect and preserve Michigan publications, conduct reference and research and support libraries statewide.