NVLSP Press Releases
National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) executive director and co-founder Bart Stichman was dismayed at the findings of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on disability exams conducted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the need for performance analysis and training oversight for Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) contractors. [more]
Released 11/16/18 | Tags: Veteran's Benefits
-Sets Record in Fundraising and Attendance-
The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) raised over $600,000 at its Tenth Annual Benefit Reception on November 8. Themed “Honoring Women Veterans – Leading from the Front,” the annual benefit raised resources that will enable NVLSP’s team of legal experts to assist our nation’s veterans and service members. The reception and one-hour program provided an opportunity to honor those who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of our veterans and their families. [more]
Released 11/13/18 | Tags: Supporters
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NVLSP News Articles
Released 11/12/18 at Federal News Network | Tags: Class Actions, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Veteran's Benefits
Last week the Veterans Affairs Department was hit with a class action lawsuit. It claims tens of thousands of vets never received reimbursement they’re entitled to for emergency medical services rendered at non-VA facilities. Bart Stichman, executive director and co-founder of the National Veterans Legal Services Program, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why they’re going after VA. [more]
Released 11/3/18 at AARP | Tags: Agent Orange
Many Vietnam veterans and their survivors may be missing out on substantial payments they are entitled to receive as a result of exposure to Agent Orange, veterans’ advocates say. [more]
Released 11/1/18 at Military Update/Military.com | Tags: Class Actions, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Earlier this year the Department of Veterans Affairs executed a clever rewrite of a regulation to avoid reimbursing hundreds of thousands of veterans for non-VA emergency health care costs that their own insurance plans failed to pay in full. Now we are back in court. [more]
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