Category Archives: Presumption of Regularity

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT A BVA REFERRAL

I get emails by the dozens every month asking me about this. Some Veterans get their decisions back from the BVA directly and the VSOs never even see it. Maybe that’s just as well. If you won anything, they’d be … Continue reading

Posted in BvA Decisions, BVA Referrals, DM II, Equitable tolling, Humor, KP Veterans, M-21 info, Presumption of Regularity, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA suspense dates, Waiver of Review in the First Instance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

ILP–WHEN IN ROME, ACT LIKE A ROMAN

Over the years, I have been appalled to discover VA is prone to either breaking the rules or feigning ignorance. Rarely, however, do they engage in post hoc blatant lying to defend their actions. What am I saying? Of course … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, Extraordinary Writs of Mandamus, Independent Living Program, KP Veterans, Presumption of Regularity, Tips and Tricks, VA Conspiracies, Veterans Law, VR&E | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

CAVC-#16-2098–EX WRIT–RESPONDENT’S RESPONSE

I do so love the new electronic world of footprints. The new Veterans Management of Benefits System (VMBS) is a wonderful tool to tell you what happened when and in near real time. One of the unexpected benefits of becoming … Continue reading

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ILP–I CANE NA GIVE YEH NO MORAH, CAP’N

I’m sure that at one time or another in our foggy, golden pasts during that disagreeable, humid hot spell in the South Pacific we endured for a year (or more), we all overheard Scotty tell Kirk more than once the … Continue reading

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BVA–PORPHYRIA EQUALS 100% SCHEDULAR

In an important ruling which can be used by other Vets, Veterans Law Judge Vito Clemente made a finding of fact that Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT) can be rated at 100%. The argument is universal and can readily be fashioned to … Continue reading

Posted in AO, Blood info, BvA HCV decisions, CUE, Nexus Information, Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Presumption of Regularity, research, Tips and Tricks, VA Medical Mysteries Explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LZ CORK–VA RUNS THE TABLE ON BUTCH 46 YEARS LATER

Over the course of years watching the claims process, rarely have I seen such a desperate gambit to clear the books of all backlogged claims by the magical 2015 date promised several years ago. Read this file closely and see … Continue reading

Posted in AO, C&P exams, Earlier Effective dates, Equitable tolling, Presumption of Regularity, Veterans Law, Vietnam Disease Issues, Vietnam War history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

BVA–HOUSTON, TEXAS-STYLE NECKTIE PARTY

FROM THE HOUSTON, TEXAS  PRIZE REDEMPTION CENTER Rarely do we get to see such a piece of misogynistic justice rubbed in a Veteran’s face. Rarely, too, do we get to see him go on to the CAVC and get more … Continue reading

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