Recent Blog Posts

Happy Flag Day

Marcari, Russotto, Spencer, and Balaban Wishes you a Happy Flag Day! The first 13 star flag of the United States was originally adopted on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. On July 4, 1960 the… Read More »

New VA Vigilante YouTube Video

The North Carolina law firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban PC recently launched a new YouTube video designed to inform prospective clients about the VA Vigilante, aka attorney David Russotto.

David Russotto and Ryan Spencer welcomed into the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

The law firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban announces that attorneys David Russotto and Ryan Spencer have been welcomed into the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Digitizing Records & Eliminating Massive Claim Backlog

The Federal Gov’t doesn’t have the money to buy computers, scanners and  manpower to digitize records Veterans need in order to file claims. It now takes nearly  18 months to get records from the Roanoke or St. Petersburg Regional offices for example. Earlier this month the Washington Post reported that the Obama administration estimated and… Read More »

Army Using Drug Use to Dispose of Badly Wounded Vets

This video of a news report from Democracy Now was added to the “related videos” under our YouTube VA Vigilante video. Attorney, Ryan Spencer and I need to get smart on discharge upgrades sooner than later as it appears that the Army is using vets misconduct, such as drug use, to dispose of badly wounded… Read More »

Happy Memorial Day

Thank you to all who have served and have given the ultimate sacrifice! – Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban Legal Team

Onslow County Veterans Job Fair from the view point of our law firm

I think the job fair was a great success.  Most of the veterans that stopped to speak with us were not only looking for work but needed some form of guidance on their own claim for benefits.  We were able to speak with a diverse group of individuals from veterans, dependents and to active duty… Read More »

Onslow County Veterans Job Fair from the view point of the job seeker

The Onslow County Veterans Job Fair was a huge success and it made a big impact on the Jacksonville community both with the veterans and transitioning active duty members. All of the employers who were present representing their respected companies provided great information for the job seekers. The event was swarmed with eager service members… Read More »

CNN Report on New VA Claims. Backlog Misses the Real Problem!

I am a Veterans Disability Benefits Attorney and former Navy JAGC Officer. I just watched Ms. Crowley’s interview of Secretary Eric Shenseki and while grateful to see this important issue brought to light I was dismayed that no one involved discussed the even more enormous problem of Veteran’s Appeals of wrongful decisions regarding their disability… Read More »

VA Researching scandal

USA Today posted an article on March 13, 2013 regarding the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. The article discusses a researcher’s opinion that officials at the VA have been purposely manipulating or hiding data that would support the claims of Veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. He reported his findings last week to a House… Read More »