Category Archives: Frivolous Filings

BVA– Process of Elimination

Here’s a recent decision that involves a novel approach. I’m sure the Veteran thought he was much better educated than his SO and therefore this approach was a winner. I would have loved to have been a fly on the … Continue reading

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BVA– Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Every once in a while you run across a decision that compels you to read all the way through just to find out why (absent the perennial drug accusations) a Veteran loses something that ultimately is winnable. We here at … Continue reading

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Eating Feces Ruled Not A Risk Factor

File this one in the Boldly Going Nowhere File: We came across this one and felt the burning need to share it with our members. In the March 2010 VA examination report, the Veteran claimed that he contracted hepatitis C during service … Continue reading

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BVA-Why not me? He got $.

 Every once in a while we have to go back and reiterate certain principles of VA law that gradually become dim in claimant’s minds. This case is a refresher course . It was posted the other day and thus is … Continue reading

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BVA–Too many DD 214s

    An observant reader sent us this one. It’s priceless. It must have cost VA a bundle to sort this one out, but sort it out they did. I give them credit for being thorough. This is why it takes … Continue reading

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BVA– HAV = Nobucks

 Boy, this is the mistake of a lifetime. Our Vet from New Jersey here, with his County rep. as a VSO, has unwisely elected to get himself service –connected for HAV, not HCV.  When asking for actual compensation instead of the … Continue reading

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BVA-Victor Charlie Made Me A Junkie

We certainly are no stranger to the “PTSD made me do it” school of HCV being a product of brainf*ck. However, this one is priceless. This poor, addled Vet, representing himself no less, is attempting to scale Mt. Everest barefoot. … Continue reading

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BVA–AO and AMLEG

What is it with AMLEG? If it was just one city we could blame the water but its three different ones. We have seen numerous VSOs use the HCV= AO argument and none have won. Perhaps it does but you … Continue reading

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BVA- Eeny-Meeny-Miny-Moe

Eeny Meeny Miny Moe Where I got Hep. I do not know This is an entertaining one from St. Pete. Everything from St. Pete is entertaining in my book. They must have a shitton of Vets in that neck of … Continue reading

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HCVets- Not a VSO

We don’t have a frivolous VSO forum to post this one in. I was half tempted to put it in Member’s Q&As but it didn’t seem to fit there.  One of our members attempting to beard the VA goat shared … Continue reading

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