Category Archives: TDIU

BVA–WHY VETS WILL NEVER ‘GET’ THERE

As in years past when I first began this blog as a teaching tool, I still love to use BVA decisions to illustrate what can go wrong. They  comprise approximately  70% of all published so there’s no dearth of them to pick … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM–RADIO BROADCAST ON TDIU’S PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE

Hadit uses Central Time so apparently you need to have another brewski and sit back for about another hour. The Blog outfit with the gear to do this is out of London. Only the British would choose Central as the … Continue reading

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VA–GRAND PLAN TO “TRIM” BUDGET– 86 THE TDIUs

Only at 810 VArmit Ave. NW 20420 could anyone with an IQ over 75 come up with this plan. 318,000 Vets on TDIU (Total Disability due to Individual Unemployment) … nationwide… in the whole VBA system. Did I mention it was … Continue reading

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CAVC–SCHWARTZ v McDONALD–HORS DE COMBAT REQUIRED?

Veteran spouse Shirley L. Schwartz has the fire in her belly. Husband David fought the VA delay/deny until you die machine from 2003 to 2012- to the death. Mrs. Schwartz took his place and trusted VA to do the right … Continue reading

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CAVC–WAGES V McDONALD–READ ‘EM AND WEEP.

In what Law dogs from NOVA Sea to Shining NVLSP Sea have hoped for years, the long-ignored  38 USC §511’s codicil about how only the Board(s) could make the final decision on an appeal from the Agency of Original Jurisdiction … Continue reading

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FED. CIR.- GEIB v. SHINSEKI–YOU’RE GOOD TO GO, EDDIE

So many of you come to me and pose questions about Hepatitis C that we often overlook other subjects. I have recently been helping a relative in his final assault on Mt. TDIU. The ascent is always gradual with a … Continue reading

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FED. CIRCUS–COMER v. PEAKE(MD)–VSOS ARE NOT LAW DOGS

“We also reject the government’s contention that the board had no duty to construe Comer’s appeal sympathetically because he had assistance from an aide from a veterans’ service organization.   Although we have held that the duty to construe a … Continue reading

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