Category Archives: Lawyering Up

VA Emergency Care good news: Staab v Sec. Shulkin

Thanks to Frank’s helpful eyeballs, I have some good news to report about the veteran emergency care benefit that has been withheld since 2010. Sec. Shulkin has had a change of heart.  Last week he held that the Staab case … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, General Messages, Guest authors, Important CAVC/COVA Ruling, Inspirational Veterans, Lawyering Up, non-va care, Uncategorized, VA BACKLOG, VA Secretaries | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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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CAVC– RIVERA-OYOLA V McDONALD–3 CARD MONTE

It’s always fun to have old, seasoned former CAVC Judges come back to help out with the backlog. Considering President Trump is going to be tasked with filling three slots currently vacant at the Court, we hope he gives the … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE VA AGENTS GONE?

Imagine Mary Kaye® or Nike™ Shoes offering you a dealership in a State or locality with absolutely little or no competition for nothing? Not a penny out of pocket. All you had to do was be semi-smart enough to pass … Continue reading

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VA NEXUS LETTERS–FINALLY A GO-TO SOURCE?

Thank you to Jennifer for this one. I had not heard of it. This is why Vets need each other as a close-support network. Veterans Lawyers’ and NOVA should put this in the rolodex. https://www.vetcompandpen.com/   P.S. And, of course … Continue reading

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VA rats fighting emergency care CAVC ruling: Richard W. Staab v. Robert A. McDonald

The financial shocks that VHA-enrolled veterans face when they find out that none of their emergency care claims will be covered, if they have Medicare or private insurance, is of no ethical concern to the VA.  The National Veterans Legal Services … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, CAvC HCV Ruling, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, CAVC/COVA Decision, Complaints Department, Food for thought, Important CAVC/COVA Ruling, Lawyering Up, Military Madness, research, Uncategorized, VA Attorneys, VA BACKLOG, vA news | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

BVA–JETGUN WIN BUT IT TOOK TEN YEARS AND A GOOD VA LAW DOG

You read about the VA hamster wheel. Perhaps  you’ve taken a few rides yourself in the claims game. BVA remands, as I’ve pointed out in the past, are time alligators. My pet advocacy game with these jetgun claims is simple. … Continue reading

Posted in BvA Decisions, BvA HCV decisions, HCV Risks (documented), IMOs/IMEs, Jetgun BvA Decisions, Jetgun Claims evidence, KP Veterans, Lawyering Up, NOVA Attorneys, VA Attorneys, Veterans Law, Vietnam Disease Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments