Navigating VA Benefits with John S. Berry, Jr.

Today we are back with John S. Berry, Jr., a veteran, and CEO of Berry Law, which has helped over 10,000 veterans nationwide, recovering over $500 million in backpay. John joins us to discuss some barriers veterans can encounter with filing claims and shares valuable insights on navigating the system to get the support they deserve.

Tune in as John delves into the pivotal role that legal representation can play in a veteran's quest for benefits, particularly when facing denials or underrated service connections. He'll also discuss Berry Law's history, the process of filing claims, and share some valuable resources to assist veterans seeking guidance on this process.

Highlights of this episode:

  • 1:35 – How Berry Law started helping veterans + How does a veteran know if they need a lawyer’s help?
  •  7:06 – The role that lawyers play in helping veterans get the compensation they’ve earned
  •  13:43 – How John’s father helped a veteran get six-figure backpay + Providing support to veterans 
  •  16:16 –  Some resources for struggling veterans + Filing your claims 

John S. Berry, Jr. 

John fights for veterans in the courtroom and beyond. After receiving his commission as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, John completed Airborne and Ranger School. While assigned to the First Cavalry Division, he deployed to Bosnia for Operation Joint Forge as a platoon leader. John also served as a Company Commander in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. John finished his military career as a Battalion Commander in the National Guard and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He has since been inducted into the Nebraska National Guard Regional Training Institute Hall of Fame.

John graduated from the College of William & Mary and Creighton University School of Law, cum laude. He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer Law School and Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College at Thunderhead Ranch. He has been recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers for over 10 years. Berry Law Firm has served over 10,000 Veterans nationwide recovering over $500 million in backpay awards for veterans. The Firm has also been awarded the HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Pro Patria Award.

More information about disability benefits services for Veterans
https://ptsdlawyers.com/

Berry Law
https://bit.ly/3Xvv8tJ

Berry Law – YouTube Channel
http://bit.ly/46y8DIL

Call John: 888-883-2483

Information on how to apply for VA Healthcare Benefits from anywhere in the USA: https://bit.ly/40PtrrN or call 877-222-8387 (M-F 8am-8pm EST)

Resources:

Need immediate help? Contact the Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then Press 1, text 838255, or use the online chat at https://bit.ly/3OunXzg

Voice & Vision: https://bit.ly/3miwFoy

CompeerCORPS: https://bit.ly/3GgKryU

To apply for veteran’s benefits and find resources in Pennsylvania veterans need to contact their County Office of Veterans Affairs as listed in this document: https://bit.ly/3m8PBWS

View more about PA’s resources for veterans: https://bit.ly/416cf0Q

Financial support for Untold Valor is provided by a Veterans' Trust Fund grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

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