Veterans Rights and Benefits

Veterans Rights and Benefits

by Margaret C Jasper


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As soldiers return from war, they begin the difficult process of re-assimilating into society. Veterans' Rights and Benefits is written for the returning and active soldier and his or her family in an effort to clarify those rights available to them, as well as explain some of the obstacles they may encounter in seeking them.

Author, Margaret C. Jasper explains in detail rights and benefits such as basic health care, including specializations including PTSD or amputation therapies; education and vocational rehabilitation, which spans from college education and funding to basic reintegration rehabilitation; compensation and pension benefits, applications, qualifications, and spousal support; home loans, applications, qualifications, and rate details; life insurance, terms of applications and extent of coverage; and burial and survivor benefits.

This Almanac serves as a one-stop resource for accessing the most up-to-date information on the rights and benefits of Veterans in an easy-to-read format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195376524
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/05/2009
Series: Oceana's Legal Almanac Ser.
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

MARGARET C. JASPER is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the law guardian panel for the Family Court of the State of New York, is a member of a number of professional organizations and associations, and is a New York State licensed real estate broker operating as Jasper Real Estate, in South Salem, New York.

Margaret Jasper maintains a website at

In 2004, Ms. Jasper successfully argued a case before the New York Court of Appeals, which gives mothers of babies who are stillborn due to medical negligence the right to bring a legal action and recover emotional distress damages. This successful appeal overturned a 26-yearold New York case precedent, which previously prevented mothers of stillborn babies to sue their negligent medical providers.

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