Category Archives: DRO and BVA Hearings

FEDERAL CIRCUIT JUSTICE

Cupcake asked me to blog about this anomaly. Imagine filing your VA claim at the local Fort Fumble.  You wait 125 days (right!) for your denial. You are then in for a long wait for an appeal. We’re talking six … Continue reading

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CAVC #18-938–ON BLUE BAYOU

Some would be angry or disconsolate over a loss at the CAVC. I’m not. I screwed up and I thank Judge Bartley for her fastidious attention to ferreting out the kernels of truth and the error(s) of my Extraordinary Writ. … Continue reading

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LZ CORK–FIRE FOR EFFECT

As promised, and I’ve been asked numerous times, I give you the Joe Friday report. Hell. I expect I should have written it Monday morning for a more cliché’d VA approach. Butch and Barb have never had the august pleasure … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW–DRO HEARINGS

Tomorrow afternoon here on the Left Coast at 1600 Local or 1900 Hrs for you on the Easterly portion of the U.S., Jerrel Cook and the Hadit family will once again be allowing me to discourse on the pros and … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW–THURSDAY AT 1900 L(EAST) COAST

In pursuit of my annual three hours for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, I just did a webinar on DRO hearings sponsored by NOVA and  Matt Hill of Hill and Ponton. It was a great presentation and I was suitably … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM “POST IT” RADIO NOTES

One hour and four minutes to launch. Here are a few notes to consider on DRO reviews: Bryant v. Shinseki  is here 38 CFR 3.103(c)(2) is here: (2) The purpose of a hearing is to permit the claimant to introduce into … Continue reading

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VASEC–WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CALL BOB?

Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen. First I wish to express an abject apology to Robert. A. McDonald, our newest and potentially most intriguing of all VA Secretaries to date. I was cynical after over twenty years of … Continue reading

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