Category Archives: Duty to Assist

VA’S SUBTLE DELAY AND DENY TACTICS-BOLDLY GOING NOWHERE

Over the course of several clients’ claims, I have been forced to “take it up a notch”. One technique is to use homelessness as a tool to invigorate the VARO’s response time on claims. We all know it can be … 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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CAVC-GAGNE v. McDONALD–JSRRC DUTY TO ASSIST (NOT)

The Court hands down precedential decisions on occasion that baffle and are invariably overturned at the Fed. Circus where saner minds prevail. On occasion, when sane minds are assigned to the panel to decide momentous matters in the first instance, … Continue reading

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