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NVLSP Releases 2020 Report on Pro Bono Program: Lawyers Serving Warriors®

NVLSP Releases 2020 Report on Pro Bono Program: Lawyers Serving Warriors® FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2021 WASHINGTON - The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) today released its 2020 Report on its Pro Bono Program: Lawyers Serving Warriors® (LSW).  The Report details … [more]

Released 10/26/21 | Tags:

NVLSP Launches Burn Pits Claims Assistance Program

NVLSP Launches Burn Pits Claims Assistance Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2021 WASHINGTON – The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) today launched the Burn Pits Claims Assistance Program (Burn Pits CAP). This Program marks a major expansion of the free legal representation … [more]

Released 10/18/21 | Tags:

NVLSP & Sword to Plowshares RFI Written Comments Character of Discharge

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) and Swords to Plowshares submitted  comments in response to the Request for Information issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs on September 9, 2021 on regulatory bars based on character of discharge.  Read the comments here.  … [more]

Released 10/12/21 | Tags:

NVLSP Issues Guidance for Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans & Survivors

The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) today issued guidance for Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans and their survivors about how the November 5, 2020  Court Order in the Nehmer class action and the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (BWNVVA) affect their rights … [more]

Released 10/11/21 | Tags:

Federal Court Orders VA to Provide Transparency of Its Decisions & Payments to Thousands of Veterans

On September 1, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide additional measures of transparency in its ongoing readjudications and payments to tens of thousands of veterans entitled to reimbursement of emergency medical expenses in the class action Wolfe v. McDonough. The Court ordered VA to provide copies of its readjudication decisions to National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) and pro bono counsel at Sidley Austin LLP, who together serve as counsel for the class of veterans who have applied to the VA for reimbursement of their emergency medical expenses incurred at non-VA facilities that are not covered by the veteran’s private insurance. VA must also provide an explanation of its efforts to find veterans who are owed reimbursements but who VA claims it has been unable to locate. [more]

Released 9/2/21 | Tags: Class Actions, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Veteran's Benefits

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