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Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) Survivor Benefits Overview

The VA provides monthly compensation benefits to the surviving children and spouses of veterans who died from mesothelioma or lung cancer acquired in service.

When qualifying for DIC as a surviving child, our applicants typically meet the following requirements.

When qualifying for DIC as a surviving spouse, our applicants typically meet one of the following requirements.

Answer the following question to get started:

Were one of your parents or your spouse diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer?

Who we are and what we have done for Navy Vets

The New York lawyers of Belluck & Fox are nationally recognized for helping mesothelioma victims. We have obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for mesothelioma victims, including substantial compensation for Navy veterans and their families.

How we investigate your claim

Our attorneys obtain blueprints of your ship and records showing the asbestos products and equipment on the ship. We connect your disease to specific products made by manufacturers.