VA drags its feet on expanding Agent Orange Presumptive List

In order to prevail on a claim for VA disability benefits, a veteran must be able to demonstrate that the claimed condition is connected to their service. Demonstrating this service connection element can be difficult, if not impossible, when it comes to diseases or conditions for which the cause is not always readily apparent. Beginning in the late 1980’s, Congress acknowledged that this can be particularly challenging for thousands of veterans who suffer from conditions…

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