Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Courthouse News Service
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Survivor benefits

SAN FRANCISCO — In a dispute stemming from a class action relating to benefits for conditions tied to exposure to Agent Orange, a federal judge in California ruled the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs must, within 30 days, rescind a rule that blocks beneficiary payments to deceased veteran’s children if the department mistakenly overpaid benefits to other children until the previously released payments are recovered.

Read the order here.

Categories / Briefs, Civil Rights, Government, National

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...