Category Archives: Fed. Cir. & Supreme Ct.

FED. CIRCUIT– KYHN v. SHINSEKI–DO AS I SAY-NOT AS I DO

Ever since the inception of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims ( CAVC-formerly the Court of Veterans Appeals or COVA), it has been an inviolate precept that the record is closed after a Board Of Veterans Appeals (BVA) decision. … Continue reading

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FED. CIR.–PARKS v. SHINSEKI–MEDICAL CREDENTIALS

The-heh, the-heh,the-that’s all, Arnold. Here’s a predictable decision that clearly enunciates why Vets should avoid LeagleBeagle4Vets.com representation. Arnold J. Parks and his not-so-adroit (non-attorney) legal representative from Disabled American Veterans went 3-o and lost at the VA and CAVC. His … Continue reading

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FED. CIR– NOVA v. SHINSEKI–THE FEDS ARE FED UP

Remember the good old days when there was no review  The BVA could simply speak and you would listen. That was the end of it and your options as well. After creation of the COVA, VASECs pretended nothing had changed and … Continue reading

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BAND OF BROTHERS DAY

I received this from member Frank this AM. It only seems fitting when we find out once again that the US Government and their lackeys, the Supreme Court, have decided that 18 Veterans’  suicides a day  is perfectly normal and an … Continue reading

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SUPREMES TO HEAR BYRON CASE?

Wouldn’t this be a kick in the butt? Member J.A. Vet sent this tidbit this afternoon about the CAVC’s propensity to get out the Pontius Pilate water and wash their hands of all decisions requiring an actual decision based on the facts … Continue reading

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CUE AT THE CAVC-YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN STUPID

Presenting a CUE claim to the RO should not have to be as dramatic as Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the front door of the Church in Wittenberg. However, when pursuing a claim of this magnitude, a Vet … Continue reading

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CAVC–TYRUES v SHINSEKI- PART TROIS?

Welcome to Larry’s ping pong game. Larry’s been playing this one since 1998. He lost here back in 2009 and took it upstairs to the FED Circus. They piddled around with it and got into a big diatribe about the Henderson concept of … Continue reading

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Class Action: Against the VA

Hmmmm…I wonder if shredded evidence amounts to “denial of due process”. This Vet has launched a class action suit, and we are apparently asked to join him. I would be very interested in Vets comments on this! For more information … Continue reading

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FED. CIR.–GARDIN v. SHINSEKI– WHO’LL BE FIRST?

Very few Vets get to have their names up in lights in perpetuity. Norman Gilbert is one and there are many more over the last twenty three years. Wayne Gardin’s decision here is an example of what sets the stage … Continue reading

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CATCH 23–TOUGH LUCK

Nashville, Tennessee Imagine reporting for your colonoscopy at the VA. Sanitary protocols are in place now, right? We’re talking 2008 and forward. In RO and BVA decisions , they constantly dredge up the fact that while there may have been … Continue reading

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