Category Archives: SOCs and SSOCs

VARO DENIAL–THE VERY FIRST STEP IN SOLVING THE PUZZLE

I am constantly amazed at finding there are many, many Veterans unaware of the vast wealth of knowledge only a fingertip away from them on the Internet. I get links every day from many of you that lead me to yet … Continue reading

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CAVC– DOBBINS V McDONALD– AB V. BROWN REDUX IN VA 9

As I love to point out, some of the best VA law is found in reversals. What better place to look than CAVC Judge (Saint) Mary Schoelen’s rulings. She seems impervious to the stares and consternation of her fellow jurists … Continue reading

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DIAGNOSTIC CODES IN RATINGS GRANTS

I frequently see claimants on Hadit.com’s forum mention they cannot decipher their grants and that the decision doesn’t specifically identify the rating by Diagnostic Code or DC. Duh. VA really would prefer to keep you in the dark on that … Continue reading

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