Monthly Archives: March 2022

THE HLR PUNJI PIT–SUCKING IN THE DRO POINT (WO)MAN

After a few pointless HLR informal conference rodeos with vapid DROs, I watched in wonderment as the three-page denials promptly populated in VBMS in as few as 28 minutes from my hanging up. This notwithstanding a carefully constructed follow-the-breadcrumbs legal … Continue reading

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ANDREWS v. McDONOUGH–THE NORM GILBERT REDUX

Last summer, I had a lot of irons in the fire. Funerals to attend and briefs to prepare for fifty year-old §3.156(c) claims. One thing I regret is when I cannot write for the blog as in days of old. … Continue reading

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BVA–AAAAAAAAll Aboard

A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum barn to feed the horses last October. A former SEAL called me up and asked for representation. Seems he was qualifying for BUDS back in 1974 after his RVN tour … Continue reading

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MARCH 29? WHO DREAMED THIS DATE UP? VA?

I was going to write about this several years ago and it promptly escaped my ADHD -addled head. Jez, I gotta get one of those little pocket-sized Joe Friday/Dragnet spiral notebooks and carry it around with me. Just the facks, … Continue reading

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EXPOSED VET RADIO SHOW NEXT THURSDAY-3/10/2022

Well, well, well. Seems there was some sort of kerfuffle over at Hadit after I published a post about a VA-authored list of doctors who purportedly write sketchy IMOs. Some took offense. The usual suspects showed up to denigrate and … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, IMOs/IMEs, Nexus Information, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Attorneys, vA news, Veterans Law, Vietnam War history | 6 Comments

THE VA’S IMO SH*TLIST

Bad Docs. Bad Docs. Bad Docs. Whacha gonna do when they screw with you? Love that show but it’s waaaaaaaay too politically incorrect to admit to watching now. What’s the opposite of woke? Asleep? It’s probably above my paygrade so … Continue reading

Posted in C&P exams, Complaints Department, IMOs/IMEs, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Attorneys, vA news, VARO Misfeasance, Veterans Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments