NVLSP Press Releases
VA Identifies More Than 60,000 “Blue Water” Vietnam Veterans and Their Survivors Whose Cases VA Must Review to Determine Entitlement to Retroactive Benefits for Agent Orange-Related Diseases - Automatic Review Required by November 5, 2020 District Court Order Enforcing 30-Year-Old Nehmer … [more]
Released 4/12/21 | Tags: Agent Orange, Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
Court Orders VA To Redecide Thousands of Benefit Claims Denied for Agent Orange-Related Diseases Filed by Veterans Who Served in the Territorial Sea of Vietnam- -Decision Marks Fourth Time Court Has Found That VA Violated 29-Year Old Class Action Consent Decree- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November … [more]
Released 11/6/20 | Tags: Agent Orange, Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
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NVLSP News Articles
Released 11/17/20 at AARP | Tags: Agent Orange, Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
A U.S. District Court in California ordered the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reevaluate thousands of denied benefit claims for exposure to Agent Orange filed by so-called Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans, service members who were stationed on ships in deep waters off the coast of Vietnam during the war. [more]
Released 11/16/20 at Military.com | Tags: Agent Orange, Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
NVLSP's Success: Military.com's Richard Sisk reported on that the Department of Veterans Affairs has no plans to challenge a court ruling last week ordering it to make retroactive payments to a small class of "Blue Water Navy" Vietnam veterans and their survivors who were wrongly denied … [more]
Released 11/16/20 | Tags: Agent Orange, Class Actions, Veteran's Benefits
A recent court order could give up to 15,000 Vietnam veterans previously denied disability benefits an average of $28,000 in backdated payouts, but federal officials could still yet try to appeal the ruling in coming weeks. [more]
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