MAJOR Impacts

September 2006
PN;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p59
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The article discusses the exploits of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Office of General Counsel (OGC). The OGC has been instrumental in obtaining disability benefits for veterans. Its significance and impact extends towards the legal community and the veterans-law field. The PVA has established the OGC as a means for effective and less expensive legal services. Legal affairs of the organization include the appealing process in the Board of Veterans' Appeals regarding claims dispute. INSET: Working for YOU!.


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