Bosley & Bratch’s own Ralph Bratch was recently featured in an article in Newsday discussing the unfair demands placed on veterans to locate service records in order to prove their disability claims:
Because the military is only now building a system for sharing of health records with the VA, veterans have long had to track down proof of events that happened on chaotic battlefields decades earlier.
“The older these veterans are, the more they must rely on a flawed system, so proving things happened can be difficult,” Bratch said. “And proving their case is just the beginning of their nightmare.”
Read the full article in Newsday: “Vietnam War veterans apply for benefits“
Contact Ralph Bratch for experienced, personal assistance with your benefits case. Mr. Bratch, a co-founder of Bosley & Bratch, is a former Judge Advocate with the Army Reserve. He is Certified by the VA as an accredited veteran disability attorney and is a member of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association. He has been serving individuals with PTSD and other disabilities for over 25 years, and has helped hundreds of veterans obtain disability benefits who had previously been denied. Mr. Bratch has committed his career to serving veterans and their families nationwide — so they can recover financial and medical benefits to improve their health and quality of life.