Chris Attig

Chris Attig is an accredited VA Attorney at AttigSteel.com Chris served as an artillery captain in the U.S. Army from 1993 - 2004, and continues helping his brother and sister Veterans through the VeteransLawBlog.org, which educates over 60,000 Veterans every month on VA claims procedure and rules. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA).

Recent articles from Chris Attig

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Veterans Benefits
The 4 Key Things That Must Be Proven In Every VA Benefits Claim
Here are four elements of every VA benefits claim that need to be clearly proven.
Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits
What Is A VA Ratings Reconsideration And How Does It Work?
If you are unhappy with the VA’s rating decision, there’s what you need to do, from reconsideration to appeal.
A veteran speaks to staff at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center.
Veterans Benefits
5 Things You Didn’t Know About 100% Disability Ratings
A 100% disability rating can mean different things in at least five different types of service-connection claims.
A 2012 report from the VA’ inspector general said the weight of paper files at the agency’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office had compromised the structural integrity of the building.
Veterans Benefits
7 Things Vets Need To Do After Winning A VA Claim
You aren’t finished after your VA claim goes through.
Cpl. Murphy Houston, a Marine amputee with Wounded Warrior Battalion East — Detachment Bethesda, stands on crutches welcoming home Marines of 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, upon their return from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Nov. 24. Houston was deployed and served with 1/12 when he was injured earlier this year and he and other injured Marines flew from the Bethesda, Md., to see his unit return to Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Hundreds of Marines from 1/12 and 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, returned on flights together and the last flight reunited with families at MCB Hawaii on Thanksgiving morning.
Community
8 Ways To Improve Your VA Disability Claim
Chris Attig, a veteran and a lawyer who specializes in VA disability claims, shares some insight on the process of filing your claim.