Recent VA ruling regarding Lou Gehrig's disease

On September 23 2008, the Veterans Adminstration made a ruling regarding veterans who died due to Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.   Veterans with this disease will now be considered to have a service connected disabiliy.  For veterans who died of this disease, their widows will be eligible for a monthly death benefit due to the veteran’s service-connected death.  For more information, please see the Veterans Administration press release  at the web address below.
http://www.alsa.org/files/cms/News/Archive/2008/VA%20Release.pdf

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