Category Archives: Introduction-Read these first

Deciphering A CAVC Decision (cont.) Part 2

(This is Part 2 of 3 parts. To access Part 1, go to the CAVC forum listing all cases and click on Part 1) b. Secretary’s Limited View of Duty To Suggest the Submission of Evidence Similarly, nothing in the … Continue reading

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Deciphering a CAVC ruling — Part 1

Oftimes a Vet will set out to defend himself before the abortion we refer to as the Veteran friendly VA adjudicatory system. He/she soon discovers the “do as I say and not as I do” nature of the system with … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO THE BVA

WELCOME TO THE BVA Congratulations. You have now lost at the AOJ level (your local RO) and have filed your Form 9. VA will dutifully shuffle your C-file, file their Form 8 and attach it, and stick this thing somewhere … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO THE COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS

12/06/08 #1 Date: 09/08/08Welcome to the CAVC and old age If your NOA finally arrives at the CAVC within the allotted 120 days, you will be greeted by many, many people—lawyers. You will need at least one, preferably 5 or … Continue reading

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TATTOOS, ACUPUNCTURE,JETGUNS & SKIN PIERCINGS

12/06/08 #1 Date: 09/08/08Tattoos, acupuncture, jet guns, skin piercings (uggh), Alien Abduction, STDs.  The only money in this category is really going to be tats and STDs. You can claim the rest as risk factors and they will be considered … Continue reading

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SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

12/06/08 #1 Special CircumstancesFrom: Posted by NOD Category: What to do when filing a claim Date: 09/08/08 Special circumstances Okay. Let’s say that somewhere along the line you stepped on your necktie. I won’t tell you its not an issue-it … Continue reading

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SUMMARY SO FAR

Summary so far From: Posted by NOD Category: What to do when filing a claim Date: 09/08/08 Comments So, to summarize, you want the gold standard. Most likely is going to put the chicken in the pot. More Likely Than … Continue reading

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THE MUST HAVE NEXUS

The MUST HAVE Nexus From: Posted by NOD Category: Nexus-Nexus-Nexus Date: 09/08/08 You now go to the doctor and present him with the problem. You need help. Don’t offer to split the settlement. That is right out. Hopefully you have … Continue reading

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THE MEAT OF THE CLAIM

The meat of the claim: You have a problem. What’s the repair order? Get your military and medrecs from the NPRC in St. Louis, Mo. if you have never filed for compensation with the VA. This link will get you … Continue reading

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A GOOD FOUNDATION

11/22/08 #1 A Good Foundation Let’s begin. You must have Hep if you’ve made it to here. That can be, but is not limited to Hep. A,B,C, D, E, chronic hepatitis, NASH and autoimmune hepatitis. Residuals medically associated with these … Continue reading

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