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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.

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