Category Archives: VA Attorneys

My Kindle’s

I don’t know what is wrong with my gut but something is and I’m expecting to have a lot of bed time based on recent doctors’ comments.  So I might as well read something useful and Alex’s book makes a … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, ASKNOD BOOK, Food for thought, General Messages, Guest authors, research, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Attorneys | 8 Comments


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

Posted in CAVC Knowledge, Earlier Effective dates, Informal Claims, KP Veterans, Lawyering Up, NOVA Attorneys, Tips and Tricks, VA Attorneys, VA Medical Mysteries Explained, Veterans Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments


Meet Miz Kathleen. New Sleuth on the prowl. I asked her if she would be so kind as to “sniff out” the bona fides of a certain outfit in Florida that purports to be run by former VA Personnel with … Continue reading

Posted in Guest authors, IMOs/IMEs, Medical News, Nexus Information, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Attorneys, VA Medical Mysteries Explained, Veterans Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments


I just hate to wake up early to catch up on the news and find this in my in-box. Thank you John Giovenco for this one. You inadvertently also provided me with another article just below it that made my … Continue reading

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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.   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


In pursuit of my annual three hours for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, I just did a webinar on DRO hearings sponsored by NOVA and  Matt Hill of Hill and Ponton. It was a great presentation and I was suitably … Continue reading

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