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Submitted by David C. Cory on 19 May 2021

The Veterans News Hour with David C Cory and Richard Hurley

News and talk show about military veterans issues, including VA benefits and all related topics.

Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting

The Veterans News Hour , September 16, 2019 Board of Veterans' Appeals; also Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans.
The Veterans News Hour , September 9, 2019 Disability Claims with the VA, Judges in VA Hearings, Evidence Disclosure and Hearings, etc.
The Veterans News Hour , September 2, 2019 History of Labor Day, Veterans are Workers, Veterans Looking for Jobs, Suicide Prevention in the Military, etc
The Veterans News Hour , August 5, 2019 Topics: VA and the claims process, veterans getting help, the 12 step process, and VA news
The Veterans News Hour , July 29, 2019 Guest, Brian Tally, on VA medical malpractice claims
The Veterans News Hour , July 22, 2019 Topics: Veterans adjusting to civilian life, losing friends, overcoming injury and getting VA help
The Veterans News Hour , June 24, 2019 Guest, Dave Johnson, US Veteran
The Veterans News Hour , June 17, 2019 Guest, John B Wells
The Veterans News Hour , June 10, 2019 Military Life vs Civilian Life, Losing Friends, overcoming mental injury and finding support
The Veterans News Hour , June 3, 2019 Guest, Lauren Price
The Veterans News Hour , May 27, 2019 A Memorial Day Message and VA News
The Veterans News Hour , May 20, 2019 Guest, Dr Ron Chase
The Veterans News Hour , May 7, 2019 Topics VA Care, VA medical scandals, VA community care program, VA eligibility criteria, etc.
The Veterans News Hour , April 15, 2019 Rulings on Agent Orange Claims, Commander John Wells, Costs of War Perspective, Veterans Care Programs
The Veterans News Hour , April 8, 2019 Guest, Sean O'Brien
The Veterans News Hour , March 25, 2019 Topics: Charity Hill Golf Tournament, 82nd Airborne and Vietnam Vets, Ocala FL area for Veterans, Horses and Veterans
The Veterans News Hour , March 18, 2019 Topics: PTSD and marriage, adapting to civilian life, standing up for yourself, and other topics.
The Veterans News Hour , March 4, 2019 President Kennedy's peace speech delivered 6-10-1963
The Veterans News Hour , February 25, 2019 VA healthcare system and claims appeals system, and disabled veterans' athletic programs; Winter Games for disabled
The Veterans News Hour , February 18, 2019 with David Cory - New appeals process for disabled veterans, employment programs in FL and athletic competitions
David C. Cory

David Cory is a lawyer who represents veterans and military personnel in disability claims and appeals and in adverse personnel actions.  He is a graduate of Jesuit High School of Tampa (1977), the University of South Florida (BA, Political Science, 1981) and the University of Florida College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1984).  He has been a licensed attorney (State of Florida) since May, 1985.

During his legal career he has worked for law firms in Gainesville, FL, and Tampa, FL, as well as operating his own law practice in Tampa and then Brandon.  He served as an Air Force judge advocate for twenty years (twelve on active duty, eight in the reserves), retiring in 2005 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He served at active duty assignments in Arizona, England, North Carolina, Saudi Arabia, California and Washington, DC, and served as a reservist in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, New Jersey and California.

During his military career, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal six times. He was Company Grade Officer of the Year for his units in 1988 and 1989 while serving in England. He is a graduate of the Air Force Judge Advocate General's School, the Air Force Squadron Officer School, and Air Command and Staff College of Air University. During his career, he also completed numerous continuing legal education courses at both the Air Force and the Army JAG Schools.

His legal experience has included many areas of law over the years, including criminal law (prosecutor and pretrial hearing officer), government contracting law, tort law including medical malpractice, environmental law, employment and personnel law, federal labor law, administrative law, appeals, family law, wills, consumer law, contracts and business law.

He also has experience with military operational law issues, including the Law of Armed Conflict, rules of engagement, operational contracts, and status of forces agreements, among other areas.

He is accredited by the US Department of Veterans Affairs to represent veterans in disability claims. He also has experience with medical malpractice claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) as well as pursuant to 38 USC 1151.

He also has experience in a wide range of cases with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records, the Army Board for Correction of Military Records, and the Board for Correction of Naval Records (for the Navy and Marine Corps).

At various times during his career, he has also taught law courses at the undergraduate, graduate and law school levels.

You can reach him at:

David C. Cory

P.O. Box 3975, Brandon, FL, 33509-3975

Phone (813) 662-0760


Richard K. Hurley, Jr. Esq.
Lawyer, Legal Advocate for Veterans and Talk Show Host

Richard Hurley became a partner with David C. Cory to form the law firm of Cory and Hurley Law Group in October of 2012.  Since that time he has provided legal services for veterans and active military covering a wide range of legal disputes.  A majority of these cases focuses on providing VA disability compensation for veterans who served in the United States Military during WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraqi War, Afghanistan and during times of peace.

Richard attended Jesuit High School, Tampa, FL (1977), Florida State University (1981) and Seton Hall Law Center (1984).  He was admitted to practice in 1984 in New Jersey.  He is a Member of the New Jersey Bar, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to becoming a partner in the law firm of Cory and Hurley Law Group, Richard was in private practice concentrating in the areas of general litigation, contracts and real estate law.  He served as Prosecutor or Public Defender in many municipalities in New Jersey from 1989 to 2003.  He serves as a Mediator and an Arbitrator for FINRA (the Regulatory Body for the SEC).

Mr. Hurley was President of the Somerset County Bar Association (1997), Member of the Richard J. Hughes Inn of Court, Marie L. Garibaldi ADR Inn of Court and American Bar Association.  He was named NJ State Bar Association Mentor of the Year (1993) and Young Lawyer of the Year (1994).  He has extensive trial court experience in civil and criminal law.  He believes with patience and persistence anything is possible.

Richard K. Hurley, Jr.
Cory and Hurley Law Group
P.O. Box 148
Lecanto, FL 34460
(727) 612-1515

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