VA Disability Claims Backlog

THOMAS BRENNAN – Daily News, Jacksonville, NC – A senator from North Carolina is calling on the VA for action in clearing up a logjam at the Veterans Benefits Administration office in Winston-Salem that has led to the second-longest wait time in the southeast region.

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., says the state’s regional office has more than 7,000 veterans waiting at least a year — and 700 waiting more than two years — for a disability claims ruling. Read complete story

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