HOW THE VETERAN COMPENSATION AND PENSION PROGRAM WORKS: AN OVERVIEW

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Veterans Benefits Attorney    New Jersey Veterans disabled by injury or disease caused by or aggravated by their military service are eligible for compensation.  Wartime veterans who are totally disabled and have limited incomes are eligible for additional support through the VA’s pension program.  Currently, about 3 million […]

DISABILITY COMPENSATION FOR THE NEW JERSEY VETERAN

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. an Accredited New Jersey Veterans Benefits Attorney  Disability compensation is available to a NJ veteran who has suffered an injury, disease, or disability in the service, or who experienced an aggravation of a previously-existing injury, disease, or disability while in the service.  The common term used is “service connection disability”. […]

WHO ELSE WANTS A MONTHLY CHECK FROM THE VA?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a Veterans Benefits Attorney You may be eligible for a monthly check from the VA… in many cases $1000 or $1500 per month or more for services you (or your spouse) performed for our country many years (even decades) ago. Maybe you’re like many of my clients who don’t want […]

VETERANS’ COMPENSATION COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT ACT OF 2011

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Accredited Veteran’s Benefit Lawyer The first cost-of-living adjustment since 2008 has recently been made, bringing a 3.6% increase in benefits starting in 2012.  The cost-of-living adjustments are based on increases in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers.  If you have any questions […]

Do You Want a Monthly Check From the VA?

By: Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Accredited Veterans Benefits Attorney You may be eligible for a monthly check from the VA in many cases of between $985.00 and $1959.00 per month (or more) for military services you (or your spouse) performed for our country many years (even decades) ago. If you want the bottom line […]

Do You Have Uninsured Medical Expenses that May Qualify You For Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit in New Jersey

 By: Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Accredited Veterans Benefits Attorney It’s important to learn what the VA considers “Unreimbursed Medical Expenses” – that is, what you and your loved one are paying out of your pockets- also referred to as “UME”. This is a key factor to help you determine if a veteran may qualify […]

Nursing Homes for Veterans

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., NJ Veterans Attorney Nursing home coverage for veterans is available from two sources within the Department of Veterans Affairs — the veteran’s health care system and the state veteran’s homes system. Nursing Home Coverage Through the VA Health Care System Nursing home coverage along with other long term care services such […]

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. accredited by US Veteran’s Administration

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, P.C., a Freehold Township, NJ law firm with a significant elder law practice, was accredited by the US Veteran’s Administration as a certified attorney accredited to file, prepare, counsel and assist veterans and their families in Aid and Attendance pension benefits.  This pension is extremely valuable to NJ’s […]