Illinois Veterans Can Now Receive Assistance to get Disability Claims from SIU Carbondale

Veterans in the Southern Illinois Region will now have a new resource when it comes to disability claims. University officials say, The Southern Illinois Schools of Law and Medicine are partnering to streamline the claims process. Students and faculty with the Veterans Legal and Medical Partnership (VetLAMP) will assist military veterans throughout the state to appeal denials of Veterans Affairs disability benefit claims.  University officials say, medical school students in their third and fourth years will work with faculty to review medical records. University staff said students will examine veterans to complete any missing information.

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