Category Archives: Presumption of Regularity

CAVC–BIRTH OF A WRIT-ACT III SCENE 9-WELCOME TO THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA (AGAIN).

As some pointed out, going down for double can be a dicey enterprise. Splitting up the cards into two bets isn’t the best way to do it either.  It also appears this is Judge Davis’ way of saying get lost. … Continue reading

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Century-old hepatitis miscellany from Minnesota

1915 In a Bad Way “Where are you off to in such a hurry?” “To fetch the doctor for my husband.” “What’s up with him?” “He tells me he has got hepatitis, dyspepsia, rheumatism, enteritis, gastritis, appendicitis, nephritis and cerebro … Continue reading

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2017 VA UPDATES ON GETTING YOUR C-FILE

The Veterans Benefits Administration, or VBA, is now in full swing on digitizing records. Everything is now directed to Cheeseville, Wisconsin 53547. I don’t have to tell you that filing it electronically  on eBenefits is as advisable as throwing a bottle … Continue reading

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CAVC– THE BIRTH OF A WRIT

Happy New Year to all and an apology is in order. I have been deeply immersed in my Opera Dei with my rainmaker. This Writ which I mentioned in December is for the whole shooting match. As some of you … Continue reading

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FED. CIR.–O’BRYAN V McDONALD- HOIST ON THEIR OWN VAOPGCPREC’S

Here’s a great decision by  those funny guys up at the Fed. Circus. Prost, Clevenger and Dyk (what a moniker!) got together for cocktails and one said “Hey, let’s take a page from Asknod and get on that Presumption of Everything … Continue reading

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PRESUMPTION JUNCTION, WHAT’S YOUR FUNCTION?

Shades of Sesame Street. Now you’re going to have that antique ditty running through your brain for a week. Presumptions. This seems to be the new lightning rod of Veterans Law. VA has always held a royal flush in this game … Continue reading

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CAVC–PROFFER V. McDONALD–TAILORING THE PRESUMPTION

I have written of reversals about all manner of cases. I have written of the Presumption of Regularity and it’s increasing importance in jurisprudence where the VA is fond of telling the truth partially but fudging on the “and they lived happily ever after.” … Continue reading

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CHEESEVILLE AND NEWNAN NOW THE VA DOCUMENTS DUMP

Nota bene. The old days of shipping it all in to your local VARO have passed on. The trick now is to send it to Janesville Wisconsin and Newnan, Georgia depending on your location. Here’s the VA handout. To make … Continue reading

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CAVC–TRAORE V. GIBSON–GREENBERG THE MERCILESS

Once again, we delve into the intricacies of just what it takes to invoke the dreaded word “Reverse”- the ultimate bitchslap to a Veterans Law Judge (VLJ).  Equally embarrassing  is the fact that the Office of General Counsel (OGC 027) … Continue reading

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CAVC–MOYE V. SHINSEKI-THE PRESUMPTION ACCORDING TO ST. BAGBY

My eye, as most know, is drawn to Court reversals as they offer the most cutting -edge jurisprudence and the best read for the money. Leroy Macklem is a recent, classic example of this and Mr. Moye’s win will be … Continue reading

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