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Disability compensations and grants for Tennessee veterans

As an acknowledgement of their contributions during active military service, the veterans in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are provided a number of Social Security disability benefits such as disability compensation, insurance and housing benefits. Many veterans have suffered permanent disability while on active duty, and some have developed disabilities as aftereffects of injuries sustained during their service. Apart from that, there are cases of veterans suffering from psychological disorders or post-traumatic stress disorder that prohibits them from seeking employments after retiring from the services. Veterans' disability benefits are devised to address these veterans' issues.

Disability compensation is money given to the veterans who have suffered disabilities or grave injuries during their active military service. This tax free benefit is also given in cases where the disability was suffered after retirement, but was related to circumstances during their military service. This compensation partially compensates them for their loss of income and medical expenses. The dependency and indemnity compensation is given to the family members of military personnel who died while on active duty. Families of veterans who died from their service-connected disabilities are also eligible for this benefit.

Special monthly compensation is another tax free monetary award given to those veterans who have suffered partial disability during their military service. The families of veterans may also receive this benefit, but only under certain conditions. Apart from these, the veterans with permanent service-connected disabilities are eligible for grants that can help them purchase or build a house, or modify an existing one.

However, sometimes veterans may be denied disability benefits for various reasons. Therefore, it is important for them to understand why their claims were rejected and how they may be able to reclaim them. Veterans, who have faced such circumstances, may choose to consult with an attorney in order to understand the law better.

Source: Benefits.VA.gov, "Compensation," Accessed on April 30, 2015

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