NVLSP Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 16, 2022 WASHINGTON – The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)’s “Delivering on Our Promise” Fourteenth Annual Benefit Reception will be held this evening at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The annual benefit raises … [more]
Released 11/16/22 | Tags:
Illinois Association of County Veterans Assistance Commissions Sues VA to Gain Access to Hidden Adjudication Tool for Blue Water Veterans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2022 WASHINGTON—Today, the Illinois Association of County Veterans Assistance Commissions (IACVAC) filed a complaint … [more]
Released 11/10/22 | Tags: Agent Orange, Toxic Exposures, Veteran's Benefits
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NVLSP News Articles
Released 10/12/22 | Tags: Class Actions
Politico's Josh Gerstein reported on the record settlement of the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) fee case which was filed yesterday. NVLSP and the National Consumer Law Center and Alliance for Justice were plaintiffs in the case. Law firm Gupta Wassler filed the class … [more]
Released 10/6/22 | Tags: Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
Military.com reporter Patricia Kime spoke with NVLSP's Senior Staff Attorney Esther Leibfarth regarding the victory for veterans in the class action lawsuit Torres v. Del Toro which challenged the Navy's use of the rescinded "properly referred' policy. You can read the full article … [more]
Released 8/12/22 at The New York Times | Tags: Burn Pits, Congressional Legislation, Toxic Exposures, Veteran's Benefits
The New York Times Reporter John Ismay spoke with NVLSP Co-Founder and Special Counsel Bart Stichman about burn pits and the devastating effects they can have on troops. Mr. Ismay also spoke with Lee Cosens, a veteran who detailed his burn pit exposure. Mr. Cosens was diagnosed with kidney … [more]
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