Category Archives: C-Files and RBAs

LZ CORK–CLEAR AND UNMISTAKABLE ERROR

It’s one thing to recite 38 CFR to me and tell me what some arcane VA manual said about how to rate _____________ and under what circumstances and how the regulation has percolated down to us in the ensuing forty six … Continue reading

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VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER–C FILE? NEVER HEARD OF THAT ONE.

I can see Foghorn Leghorn (insert VSO here) talking to that little pipsqueak chickenhawk (Veteran) and saying  “C-file? Who told you about a c-file? Well, my lands. A c-file. Nope. Never heard of a c-file.  Does that c stand for … Continue reading

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FORT FUMBLE COMPLIES WITH RECORDS REQUEST

Yeppers. Can you imagine that? I asked for a copy of my c-file back in 2013 to prepare for the inevitable fight at the BVA . VA sent it to LawBob “Squarepants” Walsh. I get that. Why they have never mailed … Continue reading

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Fear of veterans may remove their legal right to claim information

Jordain Carney, a defense journalist from a Washington (D.C.) news service, National Journal, reported on a story (10/21/14) that veterans and their elected representatives need to be aware of.  Here is the headline: VA Moves to Prevent Veteran Violence Over Disability … Continue reading

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CAVC–PEOPLES V. SHINSEKI–“DEXEDRINE? SORRY, WE DON’T SEE IT”

Once again we venture into reversal land at the CAVC. This is my pet subject. It allows us to minutely examine BVA jurisprudence and see where they saddled up the horse called Illogical and rode out onto the fruited plain … Continue reading

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CAVC-EASTMAN V. SHINSEKI–GETTING THE C-FILE THE OLD FASHIONED WAY

I’ve had Vets write me and ask how to pry loose a copy of their c-file after their requests go unanswered for a year or two.  Mr. Clifford A. Eastman, through his able rainmaker, Mr. Mark Lippman, has discovered the … Continue reading

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VICTORIA’S SECRET–WHEN C-FILES ARE COMPROMISED

I got an email from Victoria about her husband’s c-file. First of all, gentlemen, divorce your mind from her name. This is nothing scurrilous. She could just as well have been named Monica. Names are immaterial. Victoria and her husband have finally … Continue reading

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